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From Spanish bandurria, from Latin pandura, pandurium, a musical instrument of three strings, from Ancient Greek πανδοῦρα (pandoûra, three-stringed lute). Compare pandore, banjo, mandolin.


bandore (plural bandores)

  1. A stringed instrument similar in form to a guitar; a pandore.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bandore in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)