Meaning of dulcimer

dul•ci•mer

Pronunciation: (dul'su-mur), [key]
— n.
  1. a trapezoidal zither with metal strings that are struck with light hammers.
  2. a modern folk instrument related to the guitar and plucked with the fingers.
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