noun, plural sis·trums, sis·tra [sis-truh] /ˈsɪs trə/.
Origin of sistrum
Examples from the Web for sistra
And ever, like an obsession, there was the rattle of the sistra, as though the whole immense temple were rattling.The Tour|Louis Couperus
Then, from far away, there came the ghostly music of the sistra.Cleopatra|H. Rider Haggard
The two objects suspended from the belt between the heads recall Hathor's sistra.The Evolution of the Dragon|G. Elliot Smith
They call us all "Sistra" and often "Dobra Sistra," which means good sister.
These women have one simple answer: "Sistra, they died for their country!"