li•ra da brac•cio
Pronunciation: (lēr'u du brä'chō, -chē-ō"; It.lē"rä dä brät'chô), [key]
—pl. li•ras da brac•cio, It. li•re da brac•cioPronunciation: (lē"re dä brät'chô). [key]
a many-stringed musical instrument of the 15th and 16th centuries, played with a bow and used for polyphonic improvisation.
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