sa·rod or sa·rode (sə-rōd)
A lutelike stringed instrument of northern India having a fretless fingerboard and usually 17 to 19 strings, including drone and sympathetic strings, played with a plectrum.
[Urdu, from Persian sarūd, from Middle Persian srōd; akin to Avestan sraotəm, hearing, sound; see kleu- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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