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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guitar  \Gui*tar"\,  n.  [F.  guitare;  cf  Pr.,  Sp.,  &  Pg  guitarra 
  It  chitarra  all  fr  Gr  ?;  cf  L.  cithara.  Cf  {Cittern}, 
  {Gittern}.] 
  A  stringed  instrument  of  music  resembling  the  lute  or  the 
  violin,  but  larger,  and  having  six  strings,  three  of  silk 
  covered  with  silver  wire,  and  three  of  catgut,  --  played  upon 
  with  the  fingers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  guitar 
  n  :  a  stringed  instrument  usually  having  six  strings;  played  by 
  strumming  or  plucking 




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