Meaning of banjo

ban•jo

Pronunciation: (ban'jō), [key]
— pl. -jos, -joes.
  1. a musical instrument of the guitar family, having a circular body covered in front with tightly stretched parchment and played with the fingers or a plectrum.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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