plectrum
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈplɛk.tɹəm/
Noun

plectrum (plural plectrums)

  1. (music) A small piece of plastic, metal, ivory, etc., for plucking the strings of a guitar, lyre, mandolin, etc.
  2. (anatomy, zoology) A projection of bone or other stiff tissue, such as the ridges in some insects' stridulatory organs.
Synonyms
  • (music) guitar pick; pick
Translations


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