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harpsichord

harp·si·chord

harpsichord

 
pronunciation:
harp sih kord
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a musical instrument with one or two keyboards that is similar to the piano except that its strings are plucked when the keys are pressed, producing tones that are short and unsustainable.
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derivation: harpsichordist (n.)