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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board; it is laid flat and played with a plectrum and with fingers;
[syn: zither, cither, zithern]

2. a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings;
[syn: cittern, cithern, cither, citole, gittern]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

cither \cither\ n. a musical instrument resembling a harp with strings stretch over a flat sounding box; the zither. It is played with a plectrum and with fingers. Syn: zither, zithern. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cither n 1: a musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board; it is laid flat and played with a plectrum and with fingers [syn: zither, cither, zithern] 2: a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings [syn: cittern, cithern, cither, citole, gittern]