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Scope note
Chinese spike fiddles having two strings, a long neck of hardwood with two tuning pegs at the upper end, and a tubular, hexagonal, or octagonal resonator covered at one end with snakeskin. They are played with a horsehair bow which passes between the two strings.
erhu
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024