noun, plural psalteries.
an ancient musical instrument consisting of a flat sounding box with numerous strings which are plucked with the fingers or with a plectrum.
(initial capital letter) the Psalter.
noun (pl) -teries
(music) an ancient stringed instrument similar to the lyre, but having a trapezoidal sounding board over which the strings are stretched
a musical instrument, supposed to have been a kind of lyre, or a harp with twelve strings. The Hebrew word nebhel, so rendered, is translated “viol” in Isa. 5:12 (R.V., “lute”); 14:11. In Dan. 3:5, 7, 10, 15, the word thus rendered is Chaldaic, pesanterin, which is supposed to be a word of Greek origin denoting an instrument of the harp kind.
noun, Geology. 1. any sandstone. noun 1. a rare name for sandstone
psammocarcinoma psam·mo·car·ci·no·ma (sām’ō-kär’sə-nō’mə) n. A carcinoma containing calcified foci that resemble psammoma bodies. No longer in technical use.
psammoma psam·mo·ma (sā-mō’mə) n. pl. psam·mo·mas or psam·mo·ma·ta (-mə-tə) Psammomatous meningioma. No longer in technical use.
- Psammoma body
psammoma body n. A mineralized body occurring in the meninges, choroid plexus, and in certain meningiomas. See brain sand. See calcospherite.
- Psammomatous meningioma
psammomatous meningioma psam·mo·ma·tous meningioma (sə-mō’mə-təs) n. A firm fibrous neoplasm of meninges of the brain and spinal cord characterized by psammona bodies. Also called sand tumor.