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Meaning of “banjo” in the English Dictionary

"banjo" in British English

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banjonoun [C]

uk   /ˈbæn.dʒəʊ/  us   /-dʒoʊ/ (plural banjos or banjoes)
a stringedmusicalinstrument with a ​longneck and a ​hollowcircularbody
(Definition of banjo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"banjo" in American English

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banjonoun [C]

 us   /ˈbæn·dʒoʊ/ (plural banjos or banjoes)
a ​musicalinstrument with four or five ​strings and a ​body like a ​drum that is ​played by ​pulling at the ​strings with the ​fingers or a ​smallpiece of ​plastic
(Definition of banjo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “banjo”
in Spanish banjo…
in Vietnamese đàn banjô…
in Malaysian banjo…
in Thai แบนโจ (เครื่องดนตรี)…
in French banjo…
in German das Banjo…
in Chinese (Simplified) 班卓琴…
in Turkish bir tür gitar, banço…
in Russian банджо…
in Indonesian banjo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 班卓琴…
in Polish bandżo…
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