citoles

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Scope note
European Medieval plucked lutelike chordophones having a flat body, short neck and pegbox carved from a single piece of wood, with a bridge, one central or two lateral soundholes, frets, and usually four but sometimes three or five strings.
citoles
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024