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Noun: dulcimer  dúl-si-mu(r)
  1. A trapezoidal zither whose metal strings are struck with light hammers
  2. A stringed instrument used in American folk music; an elliptical body and a fretted fingerboard and three strings

Derived forms: dulcimers

Type of: cither, stringed instrument, zither, zithern

Encyclopedia: Dulcimer