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A Hebraized Greek name, sumfonia, in Daniel 3:5; Daniel 3:15. A bagpipe, consisting of two pipes thrust through a leather bag, emitting a plaintive sound; the modern Italian zampogna. Some Greek Ionian of western Asia probably introduced the instrument into Babylon. However, Furst makes the word Semitic ("a tube".) The old spinet resembled its tone.

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'dulcimer' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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