Psaltery

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Psaltery Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • an ancient stringed instrument similar to the lyre or zither but having a trapezoidal sounding board under the strings

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  • an ancient stringed instrument similar to the lyre or zither but having a trapezoidal sounding board under the strings

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Psaltery'


  • Psaltery: A psaltery is a stringed instrument of the zither family. The psaltery of Ancient Greece (epigonion) is a harp-like instrument. The word psaltery derives
  • Bowed psaltery: bowed psaltery is a type of psaltery or zither that is played with a bow. In contrast with the centuries-old plucked psaltery, the bowed psaltery appears
  • Baltic psaltery: The term Baltic psaltery refers to a family of related box-zither string instruments found generally in the vicinity of the Baltic Sea. These instruments

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