plectrum definition

  • noun:
    • A small thin little bit of metal, plastic, bone, or similar product, familiar with pluck the strings of particular devices, for instance the electric guitar or lute.
    • An anatomical component resembling a plectrum in shape.
    • a tiny bit of synthetic, material, ivory, an such like for plucking the strings of a guitar, lyre, mandolin, etc.
    • A small tool of ivory, wood, material, or quill, utilized in playing upon the lyre as well as other stringed instruments.
    • a tiny instrument of ivory, horn, or steel used for plucking or twanging the strings of a lyre, cithara, or any other comparable instrument.
    • something such as or likened to a plectrum.
    • a tiny slim device (of metal or plastic or ivory) regularly pluck a stringed tool

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