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tamburitza (plural tamburitzas)

  1. (music) any of a number of different types of long-necked lutes found in the Balkans.
    • 2001 January 5, Ted Shen, “Goran Ivanovic”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      Haque will guest on one of the 18 pieces on Ivanovic's HotHouse program, as will Branko Pavlovic, who plays a Balkan mandolin called a tamburitza.