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



BrE BrE//sɪˈtɑː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//sɪˈtɑːr//
; BrE BrE//ˈsɪtɑː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪtɑːr//
Musical instruments
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a musical instrument from S Asia like a guitar, with a long neck and two sets of metal strings See related entries: Musical instruments Word Originvia Urdu from Persian sitār, from sih ‘three’ + tār ‘string’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sitar