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  7. [sound devices by acoustical characteristics]
  8. chordophones
  9. lutelike chordophones
  10. lutelike chordophones: plucked
  11. [lutelike chordophones with long neck: plucked]
  12. guitars
  13. lyre-guitars
Scope note
Guitars developed in late 18th-century France, in the form of a modified lyre with a fretted fingerboard between the two lyrelike curving arms and having from six to nine strings.
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024