Bandore meaning

băn-dôrə
A Renaissance musical instrument resembling a guitar.
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An ancient musical instrument somewhat like a guitar.
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A stringed instrument similar in form to a guitar; a pandore.
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Origin of bandore

  • Portuguese bandurra from Late Latin pandūra from Greek pandoura

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Spanish bandurria, from Latin pandura, pandurium, a musical instrument of three strings, from Ancient Greek πανδοῦρα (pandoura, “three-stringed lute”). Compare pandore, banjo, mandolin.

    From Wiktionary