[ sahn-teer ]
/ ˈsɑn tɪər /
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a Persian musical instrument resembling a dulcimer.
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Also called san·toor, san·tur [sahn-toor] /ˈsɑn tʊər/ .
Origin of santir
1850–55; <Arabic sanṭīr<Greek psaltḗrionpsaltery
Words nearby santir
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How to use santir in a sentence
It was probably the predecessor of the Arab canon, which again is much the same as the santir.
Still more familiar to domestic eyes is that descendant of the Arab santir, the modern pianoforte.