Meaning of psaltery

psal•ter•y

Pronunciation: (sôl'tu-rē), [key]
— pl. -ter•ies.
  1. an ancient musical instrument consisting of a flat sounding box with numerous strings which are plucked with the fingers or with a plectrum.
  2. (cap.) the Psalter.
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