balalaika definition

  • noun:
    • A Russian drum with a triangular body and three strings that produces sounds comparable to those of a mandolin.
    • A Russian musical instrument, like a guitar, with a triangular human anatomy.
    • a stringed tool of Russian source that a triangular body and three strings.
    • A musical instrument of really old Slavic origin, common among the Russians and Tatars, and, in accordance with Niebuhr, additionally in Egypt and Arabia.
    • a stringed instrument which have a triangular human body and three strings

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