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  8. chordophones
  9. lutelike chordophones
  10. lutelike chordophones: plucked
  11. [lutelike chordophones with short neck: plucked]
  12. gitterns
Scope note
Small, short-necked lutelike chordophones of Medieval Europe, either having a rounded body with no clear division between body and neck, or flat-backed with a short but distinct neck.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024