santir
or santour noun Etymology: Arabic sanṭīr, sanṭūr, ultimately from Greek psaltērion psaltery Date: 1853 a Persian dulcimer

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  • santir — /sahn tear/, n. a Persian musical instrument resembling a dulcimer. [1850 55; < Ar santir < Gk psaltérion PSALTERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • santir — san•tir [[t]ˈsɑn tɪər[/t]] n. mad a Persian musical instrument resembling a dulcimer • Etymology: 1850–55; < Ar sanṭīr < Gk psaltḗrion psaltery …   From formal English to slang

  • santir — san·tir …   English syllables

  • santir — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Santour — Le santour (graphie francisée la plus commune), santûr, santoor, santur, santouri ou santîr est un instrument de musique iranien, diffusé par tout le Moyen Orient appartenant à la famille des cithares sur table. Il s agit d un instrument à cordes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • santoor — /sʌnˈtʊə/ (say sun toouh) noun an Arab musical instrument similar to a dulcimer. Also, santir. {Arabic santīr} …   Australian English dictionary

  • santour — variant of santir * * * santour variant of santir …   Useful english dictionary

  • san|tur — san|toor, san|tour, or san|tur «sahn TUR, san », noun. = santir. (Cf. ↑santir) …   Useful english dictionary

  • san|tour — san|toor, san|tour, or san|tur «sahn TUR, san », noun. = santir. (Cf. ↑santir) …   Useful english dictionary

  • san|toor — san|toor, san|tour, or san|tur «sahn TUR, san », noun. = santir. (Cf. ↑santir) …   Useful english dictionary

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