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orpharion

Line breaks: or|phar¦ion
Pronunciation: /ɔːˈfarɪən/

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Definition of orpharion in English:

noun

Music
A stringed instrument of the 16th and 17th centuries, resembling a bandora but tuned like an ordinary lute.

Origin

late 16th century: blend of the names Orpheus (see Orpheus) and Arion, musicians in Greek mythology.

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