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Dictionary entry overview: What does plectrum mean?
• PLECTRUM (noun)
The noun PLECTRUM has 1 sense:
1. a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
Familiarity information: PLECTRUM used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
Nouns denoting man-made objects
Hypernyms ("plectrum" is a kind of...):
device (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose)
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "plectrum"):
guitar pick (a plectrum used to pluck a guitar)
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