santoor

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san·toor

or san·tur  (sän′to͝or′)
n.
A Persian dulcimer typically having two rows of bridges and numerous strings, played with a pair of wooden sticks with curved ends.

[Arabic sanṭīr, sanṭūr, from Greek psaltērion, psaltery; see psaltery.]

santoor

(sænˈtʊə) ,

santour

or

santur

n
(Music, other) any of several types of dulcimer of Persian origin, usually trapezoidal in shape, played mainly in India, the Middle East, and Turkey. Also called: santir
[from Arabic, originally from Ancient Greek psaltērion; see psaltery]
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Slow, deep grooves with a heavy Indian influence were filled out majestically by the brass section while a fantastic collection of sitars and santoors took you to a beautiful place far, far away.