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



BrE BrE//ˈsɪtən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪtərn//
Musical instruments
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an early type of musical instrument with strings, played like a guitar See related entries: Musical instruments Word Originmid 16th cent.: from Latin cithara, from Greek kithara, denoting a kind of harp.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cittern