banjos

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Scope note
American plucked chordophones with a long, guitarlike fretted neck and a circular belly of tautly stretched skin, parchment, or plastic against which the bridge is pressed by the strings, varying in number from four to six in different models.
banjos
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024