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Noun: cither  si-dhu(r)
  1. A musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board; it is laid flat and played with a plectrum and with fingers
    - zither, zithern
  2. A 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
    - cittern, cithern, citole, gittern

Derived forms: cithers

Type of: guitar, stringed instrument

Encyclopedia: Cither