cembalo

Definitions of cembalo
  1. noun
    a clavier with strings that are plucked by plectra mounted on pivots
    synonyms: harpsichord
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    types:
    spinet
    early model harpsichord with only one string per note
    pair of virginals, virginal
    a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries
    type of:
    Klavier, clavier
    a stringed instrument that has a keyboard
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