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Meaning of citole by Wiktionary Dictionary

citole


    Etymology

    Probably a French diminutive form of cithara, and not from Latin cista, a box .

    Noun

    citole ( plural: citoles )

    1. An archaic musical instrument whose exact form is uncertain, generally shown with four strings .


Explanation of citole by Wordnet Dictionary

citole


    Noun
    1. a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings



    Definition of citole by GCIDE Dictionary

    citole


    1. Citole n. [OF. citole, fr. L. cithara. See Cittern.] ( Mus. ) A musical instrument; a kind of dulcimer. [Obs.]