clavier

Definitions of clavier
  1. noun
    a stringed instrument that has a keyboard
    synonyms: Klavier
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    types:
    cembalo, harpsichord
    a clavier with strings that are plucked by plectra mounted on pivots
    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:
    keyboard instrument
    a musical instrument that is played by means of a keyboard
    stringed instrument
    a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
  2. noun
    a bank of keys on a musical instrument
    synonyms: fingerboard, piano keyboard
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    type of:
    keyboard
    device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
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