cithara
variant of kithara

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • CITHARA — Amphionis inventum Plinio, l. 7. c. 56. Citharam Amphion (invenit) ut alii, Orpheus, ut alii, Linus. Septem chordis primum cecimt Terpander, octavam Simonides additit, nonam Timotheus, Citharâ sine voce cecinit Thamyras primus: cum cantu Amphion …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Cithara — Cith a*ra, n. [L. Cf. {Cittern}, {Guitar}.] (Mus.) An ancient stringed musical instrument resembling the harp. [Also spelled {kithara}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cithăra — (gr.), so v. w. Cither …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cithara — Cithăra, s. Kithara …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • cithara — [sith′ə rə] n. [L < Gr kithara] an ancient musical instrument somewhat resembling a lyre …   English World dictionary

  • cithara — citharist, n. /sith euhr euh/, n. kithara. * * * …   Universalium

  • cithara — noun An ancient Greek stringed instrument, which could be considered a forerunner of the guitar. See Also: guitar …   Wiktionary

  • cithara — cith·a·ra …   English syllables

  • cithara — cith•a•ra [[t]ˈsɪθ ər ə[/t]] n. pl. ras mad kithara …   From formal English to slang

  • cithara — /ˈsɪθərə/ (say sithuhruh) noun → kithara. {Latin form of kithara} …   Australian English dictionary

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