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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A stringed instrument that has triangular body and three strings.

Usage examples (21)
  • The piccolo, prima, and secunda balalaikas are ideally strung with gut strings on the lower pegs and a wire string on the top peg.
  • Super Mario theme played on a balalaika - Boing Boing
  • The balalaika orchestra furnished music for most events.
  • She would paddle, I would sing, and pluck the balalaika string for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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