sarangi

[sahr-uh ng-gee]

noun

(in India) a violinlike instrument used to accompany classical dancing.

Origin of sarangi

First recorded in 1850–55, sarangi is from the Sanskrit word sāraṅgī
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British Dictionary definitions for sarangi

sarangi

noun

music a stringed instrument of India played with a bow

Word Origin for sarangi

Hindi
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