Sarod meaning

sə-rōd
A lutelike stringed instrument of northern India having a fretless fingerboard and usually 17 to 19 strings, including drone and sympathetic strings, played with a plectrum.
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A lutelike musical instrument of India, with many strings.
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(music) A fretless string instrument used mainly in Indian classical music.
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Origin of sarod

  • Urdu from Persian sarūd from Middle Persian srōd Avestan sraotəm hearing, sound kleu- in Indo-European roots

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