A small lutelike instrument with a typically pear-shaped body and a straight fretted neck, having usually four sets of paired strings tuned in unison or octaves.
A Russian musical instrument with a triangular body and three strings that produces sounds similar to those of a mandolin.
A musical instrument related to the lute but having a flat back and usually six strings that are plucked or strummed with the fingers or a plectrum
The first woman, bestowed upon humankind as a punishment for Prometheus's theft of fire. Entrusted with a box containing all the ills that could plague people, she opened it out of curiosity and thereby released all the evils of human life.
A stringed instrument of India having a seasoned gourd for a body and a hollow wooden neck with movable raised frets. Stretched over the frets are usually 6 or 7 metal strings on which the melody is played with a pick, and stretched under the frets are 11 or more sympathetic resonating strings.
A large 17th-cent. lute with a double neck and two sets of strings
Find another word for banjo. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for banjo, like: archlute, mandolin, balalaika, banjo-uke, banjo-ukulele, guitar, mando-bass, mando-cello, mandola, mandolute and mandore.