Meaning of “mandolin” in the English Dictionary

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mandolinnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌmæn·dəˈlɪn/

a musical instrument with eight strings and a rounded back that is held in the hands or on the knee and played by moving the fingers across the strings

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