santoor(redirected from santoors)
san·tooror san·tur (sän′to͝or′)
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.]
(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]