Definition of Lyre. Meaning of Lyre. Synonyms of Lyre

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Definition of Lyre

Lyre
Lyre Lyre, n. [OE. lire, OF. lyre, L. lyra, Gr. ?. Cf. Lyra.] 1. (Mus.) A stringed instrument of music; a kind of harp much used by the ancients, as an accompaniment to poetry. Note: The lyre was the peculiar instrument of Apollo, the tutelary god of music and poetry. It gave name to the species of verse called lyric, to which it originally furnished an accompaniment 2. (Astron.) One of the constellations; Lyra. See Lyra. Lyre bat (Zo["o]l.), a small bat (Megaderma lyra), inhabiting India and Ceylon. It is remarkable for the enormous size and curious shape of the nose membrane and ears. Lyre turtle (Zo["o]l.), the leatherback.

Meaning of Lyre from wikipedia

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