harpsichord Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"harpsichord" in British English

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harpsichordnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɑːp.sɪ.kɔːd/  us   /ˈhɑːrp.sɪ.kɔːrd/
a ​musicalinstrumentsimilar to a ​piano. It was ​playedespecially in the 17th and 18th ​centuries.
(Definition of harpsichord from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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harpsichordnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈhɑrp·sɪˌkɔrd/
a ​largemusicalinstrument, ​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 ​playnotes, or this ​type of ​instrumentgenerally
(Definition of harpsichord from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “harpsichord”
in Spanish clavicordio, clavicémbalo…
in Vietnamese đàn clavico…
in Malaysian hapsikod…
in Thai เครื่องดนตรีประเภทเปียโน…
in French clavecin…
in German das Cembalo…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羽管键琴,古键琴…
in Indonesian harpsikor…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羽管鍵琴, 大鍵琴…
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