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harpsichordnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈhɑrp·sɪˌkɔrd/

a large musical instrument, similar to a piano and used esp. in the 17th and 18th centuries, with a row of keys that are pressed with the fingers to play notes, or this type of instrument generally

(Definition of “harpsichord” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)