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A keyboard instrument whose strings are plucked by means of quills or plectrums.

[Alteration of obsolete French harpechorde, from Italian arpicordo : arpa, harp (from Late Latin harpa, of Germanic origin) + corda, string (from Latin chorda, from Greek khordē; see gherə- in Indo-European roots).]

harp′si·chord′ist n.
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Noun1.harpsichordist - someone who plays the harpsichord
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
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[ˈhɑːpsɪkɔːdɪst] Nclavicembalista mf
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