Kora definition

kôrə
A large, harplike instrument of West African origin, consisting of a hollow resonator attached to a long, notched bridge and having 21 strings that are plucked with the thumbs and index fingers of both hands.
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Noun

Singular:
kora
Plural:
koras

Origin of kora

  • Mande kora

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