lutelike chordophones

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Scope note
A broad class of chordophones having the plane of the strings running parallel to a soundbox and a neck that serves both as string bearer and as handle. Although this whole class is sometimes referred to as lutes, use "lutes" only for the particular plucked chordophones developed in the European Renaissance.
lutelike chordophones
Accepted term: 10-Jun-2024