vihuela

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vihuela ‎(plural vihuelas)

  1. A guitar-like string instrument of 15th- and 16th-century Spain, usually with six courses or sets of strings (twelve strings in total).
  2. A guitar-like string instrument of 19th-century Mexico with five strings, typically played in mariachi bands.