Definition of banjo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

banjo

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbændʒəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbændʒoʊ//
 
(pl. banjos) Musical instruments
 
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a musical instrument like a guitar, with a long neck, a round body and four or more strings See related entries: Musical instruments Word Origin mid 18th cent.: originally a black American alteration of bandore.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: banjo