Meaning of LYRE in English


noun Etymology: Middle English lire, from Anglo-French, from Latin lyra, from Greek Date: 13th century a stringed instrument of the harp class having an approximately U-shaped frame and used by the ancient Greeks especially to accompany song and recitation, Lyra

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