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1. plectrum

noun. a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument.

Synonyms

  • pick
  • guitar pick
  • plectron

Antonyms

  • praise
  • push

Etymology

  • plectrum (Latin)
  • πλήκτρον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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1. Noun, singular or mass
The 4-string banjo is sometimes known as the plectrum, or pick banjo because it was invented for people who like to play with a pick.

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