Cithara definition

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(music) An ancient Greek stringed instrument, which could be considered a forerunner of the guitar.
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An ancient instrument resembling the lyre.
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An ancient musical instrument somewhat resembling a lyre.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of cithara - kithara

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cithara
Plural:
citharai, citharas

Origin of cithara

  • Latin from Greek kitharā

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