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



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 Originmid 18th cent.: originally a black American alteration of bandore.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: banjo