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  1. a lute of northern India, played with a bow.
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Origin of sarod

1860–65; < Hindi < Persian
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Historical Examples of sarod

  • Sarod, with bow; a Hindu instrument with four catgut-strings, and underneath them five thin strings of brass.

    Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)

    Carl Engel

British Dictionary definitions for sarod


  1. an Indian stringed musical instrument that may be played with a bow or plucked
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Word Origin for sarod

C19: from Hindi
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