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stringed instrument


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An instrument, such as a violin, viola, cello, or double bass, in which sound is produced by plucking, striking, or bowing taut strings.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of very many musical instruments in which taut strings are plucked, bowed or struck in order to produce a sound

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound


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