vina definition by Webster's New World
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an ancient musical instrument of India: four strings on a long, fretted fingerboard are plucked for melody, three others along one side are plucked in accompaniment, and one to three attached gourds serve as resonators
Origin: Sanskrit vīṇā
vina definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A stringed instrument of India that has a long, fretted fingerboard with resonating gourds at each end.
Origin: Hindi vīṇā, from Sanskrit.