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- Hyphenation: sin‧tir
sintir (plural sintirs)
- (music) A three-stringed, skin-covered bass plucked lute used by the Gnawa people of Morocco.
2007 January 12, The New York Times, “Rock/Pop Listings”:
- Playing the sintir (a long-necked, resonant lute), Mr. Hakmoun leads spellbinding trance ceremonies, and with castanets around his ankles, performs acrobatic dances.
sintir (Latin spelling)