schryari

[ shrahy-uh-rahy ]
/ ˈʃraɪ əˌraɪ /

noun

a musical woodwind instrument of the 16th and 17th centuries having a double reed concealed in a cylinder and producing a shrill tone.

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Origin of schryari

1935–40; <Middle Low German schrȳ(en) to shriek + Latin -ārium-ary
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