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 (sĭth′ər, sĭth′-)
A cittern.

[French cithare, kitaire, from Latin cithara, cithara; see cithara.]


(ˈsɪθə) or


(Instruments) variants of cittern
[C17: from Latin cithara, from Greek kithara lyre]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cither - a musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding boardcither - a musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board; it is laid flat and played with a plectrum and with fingers
dulcimer - a trapezoidal zither whose metal strings are struck with light hammers
stringed instrument - a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
2.cither - a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire stringscither - a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
guitar - a stringed instrument usually having six strings; played by strumming or plucking
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