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

 

sitar

 noun
noun
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