[mon-uh-kawrd] /ˈmɒn əˌkɔrd/

an acoustical instrument dating from antiquity, consisting of an oblong wooden sounding box, usually with a single string, used for the mathematical determination of musical intervals.
an instrument employed in acoustic analysis or investigation, consisting usually of one string stretched over a resonator of wood Also called sonometer (səˈnɒmɪtə)


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