Crwth meaning

kro͝oth
An ancient Celtic musical instrument, somewhat like a violin, but with a broad, shallow body.
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(music, historical) An archaic stringed instrument associated particularly with Wales, though once played widely in Europe.
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Origin of crwth

  • Welsh from Middle Welsh

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

  • Borrowing from Welsh crwth, from Proto-Celtic *krottos (“round thing”).

    From Wiktionary