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also re·beck  (rē′bĕk′)
n. Music
A pear-shaped, two-stringed or three-stringed medieval instrument, played with a bow.

[French, from Old French, alteration (influenced by bec, beak, from its shape) of rebebe, from Old Provençal rebeb, from Arabic rabāb, from rabba, to be master, control; see rbb in Semitic roots.]
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(ˈriːbɛk) or


(Instruments) a medieval stringed instrument resembling the violin but having a lute-shaped body
[C16: from Old French rebebe, from Arabic rebāb; perhaps also influenced by Old French bec beak]
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or re•beck

(ˈri bɛk)

a Renaissance fiddle with a pear-shaped body tapering into a neck with a sickle-shaped or scroll-shaped end.
[1500–10; < Middle French; replacing Middle English ribibe < Old French rebebe « Arabic rabāb a Near Eastern fiddle with one to three strings]
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The Empire of Galilee was not much more advanced; among its music one could hardly distinguish some miserable rebec, from the infancy of the art, still imprisoned in the re-la-mi .
According to the results, Salma Drugdova (Slovakia), who beat Polina Drobisheva (Azerbaijan) with a score of 6:1, 6:0, as well as Ariga Todoni (Romania), who beat Pia Maria Rebec (Slovenia) with a score of 6:0, 6:0, Pedro Rodenas (Spain), who beat Forta Morina (Kosovo) with a score of 6:0, 6:0, Dominik Salkov (Czech Republic), who beat Dani Zhuna (Albania) with a score of 6:0, 6:0, and Andrea Sillaste (Estonia), who beat Patrik Jurina (Croatia) with a score of 7:5, 6:2, have proceeded to the next stage.
Also called the Oriental rebec, the rababa has a pear-shaped body with a long thin neck and a peg sound box at the end.
Bartlett -- Stuenkel 2 0-0 6, Angell 2 0-0 4, Mansk 1 0-0 2, Gates 7 0-1 16, Palella 5 7-11 17, Wolf 3 0-0 6, Rebec 1 1-1 3, Dunlop 0 0-0 0.
The Periodicos Capes Theses Databases and ProQuest Dissertations were also searched, as well as the unpublished and ongoing trials registry (, EU Clinical Trials Register, International Clinical Trials Registry Platform, Current Controlled Trials, and Rebec), beyond the IADR and their regional divisions abstracts (1990-2016).
It's billed as a joyous journey round the music and instruments of medieval and Renaissance Europe with viols and racketts plus cornetts, sackbuts, shawms, violin, rebec, and others of every kind.
The present study was designed as a randomized controlled crossover trial study (Register code: REBEC RBR-9h3c2b).
This program performs continuous nutritional intervention in the university community and is registered in the Brazilian Registry of Clinical Trials ReBEC identifier number RBR-5N4Y2G.
It is a blind randomized and transversal study that was approved by the Committee of Ethics in Research and registered on the Plataforma Brasil with the number CAAE 0025.0.228.000-11 and registration in the REBEC RBR-2BGHMH.
Para tanto, foram identificados todos os registros de ensaios clinicos incluidos em dois repositorios: um nacional, o Registro Brasileiro de Ensaios Clinicos (ReBEC), e outro internacional, o