from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having many chords or strings.
  • noun A musical instrument invented by F. Hillmer in 1799, but never generally used.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having many strings.
  • noun A musical instrument of ten strings.
  • noun An apparatus for coupling two octave notes, capable of being attached to a keyed instrument.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun music Two or more chords, each constructed in a different manner, one on top of the other, multiple chords
  • noun music a musical instrument having ten strings
  • noun music a device, attached to a keyboard, for coupling two octave notes
  • adjective music having many strings


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