chordophone(redirected from chordophones)
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(Instruments) any musical instrument producing sounds through the vibration of strings, such as the piano, harp, violin, or guitar
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|Noun||1.||chordophone - a stringed instrument of the group including harps, lutes, lyres, and zithers|
balalaika - a stringed instrument that has a triangular body and three strings
harp - a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
lute - chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard
mandolin - a stringed instrument related to the lute, usually played with a plectrum
stringed instrument - a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
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