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noun [C] uk   /laɪər/  us   /laɪr/
an ancient musical instrument consisting of a U-shaped frame with strings attached to it
Translations of “lyre”
in Chinese (Traditional) 里拉琴(琴身爲 U 形的古絃樂器)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 里拉琴(琴身为 U 形的古弦乐器)…
(Definition of lyre from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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