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  • n. a small lyre-shaped musical instrument that is placed between the teeth and played by twanging a wire tongue while changing the shape of the mouth cavity

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  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary:
    noun
    Date: 1595
    : a small lyre-shaped instrument that when held between the teeth gives tones from a metal tongue struck by the finger

    January 30, 2008