Decachord
Decachord Dec"a*chord, Decachordon Dec`a*chor"don, n. [Gr. deka`chordos tenstringed; de`ka ten + chordj` a string.] 1. An ancient Greek musical instrument of ten strings, resembling the harp. [1913 Webster]

2. Something consisting of ten parts. --W. Watson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Decachord — (v. gr.), s. Dekachord …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Decachord — Decachord, frz., Guitarre mit 10 Saiten …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • decachord — /dekˈə körd/ noun An old ten stringed musical instrument ORIGIN: Gr dekachordos, from deka ten, and chordē a string …   Useful english dictionary

  • decachord — n. type of a harp that has ten strings …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decachord —   a.,n. (musical instrument) having ten strings …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Decachordon — Decachord Dec a*chord, Decachordon Dec a*chor don, n. [Gr. deka chordos tenstringed; de ka ten + chordj a string.] 1. An ancient Greek musical instrument of ten strings, resembling the harp. [1913 Webster] 2. Something consisting of ten parts. W …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • JOHANNES Michael — I. JOHANNES Michael Gen. Carthusianorum, Gall. Scripsit l. Exercitiorum Spir. tripilci viâ: Enchiridion spirit. Exercitiorum: Decachord. Psalterium, etc. Obiit A. C. 1600. II. JOHANNES Michael Venetus, Card. Patr. pro latinis, A. C. 1485. Scries… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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