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[ood] /ud/

a musical instrument of the Middle East and northern Africa belonging to the lute family.
an Arabic stringed musical instrument resembling a lute or mandolin

“lute or mandolin of Arab lands,” 1738, from Arabic ‘ud, literally “wood.” Also cf. lute.


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