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mandolin

man·do·lin

mandolin

 
pronunciation:
maen d lihn [or] maen d lIn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a musical instrument of the lute family with a deep, usu. pear-shaped soundbox and four or more pairs of strings that are usu. strummed rapidly with a plectrum.
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derivation: mandolinist (n.)
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