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Definition of Lyre
LyreLyre Lyre, n. [OE. lire, OF. lyre, L. lyra, Gr. ?. Cf.
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
Lyre turtle (Zo["o]l.), the leatherback.
Meaning of Lyre from wikipedia
- The lyre
(/laɪər/ lEYEər) is a string instrument
back to 1400 BC in Greece. known
for its use in Gr**** cl****ical antiquity
- A lyre
is a stringed musical
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- Lyrebird Dancing
- Amazing Lyre Birds
of Australia, retrieved
8 June 2021 Attenborough: the amazing Lyre
like a chainsaw! Now in high...
- Canada, there
is a form of glockenspiel called
a bell lyre
, bell lyra, or lyra-glockenspiel. The bell lyre
is a form of glockenspiel commonly
used in marching...
- The Lyre
to: The lyre belonging
to the legendary
Gr**** figure Orpheus
(novel), a novel
by Robertson Davies
- The Lyres
of Ur or Harps
of Ur are considered
to be the world's second oldest surviving stringed instruments after
the ones discovered
in the Maykop
- commonly known
snakes, named after
V shaped pattern
head that is said to resemble
of a lyre
. In Mexico, they...
- Abattoir Blues
/ The Lyre
is the thirteenth studio album
by the Australian alternative
rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, released
- A lyre
arm is an element
in furniture, architecture
and the decorative
is emplo**** to emulate
of a lyre
- a drum and lyre corps
is a marching ensemble consisting
of strictly percussion instruments
and a color guard
section. The drum and lyre corps
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