Definition of Plectrons

1. plectron [n] - See also: plectron



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plectrons

plectognathi
plectognaths
plectoneme
plectonemic
plectospondyli
plectospondylous
plectostele
plectosteles
plectostelic
plectra
plectranthus
plectre
plectres
plectridium
plectron
plectrons (current term)
plectrovirus
plectrum
plectrums
pled
pledg
pledge
pledge taker
pledged
pledgee
pledgees
pledgeless
pledgeor
pledgeors
pledger

Literary usage of Plectrons

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1891)
"A very rare musical instrument stands in one room—a harpsichord by Ruckers, of Antwerp, with two manuals of black and white keys and quill plectrons ..."

2. The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution by Alexander Wilford Hall (1880)
"... poly- plectrons, for example, in constantly pre- It-rring as their mates the more artistically decorated malea It is perfectly evident, with a moment's ..."

3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"Trans.,' vol. xiii., and may be considered as uniting the Partridges with the Pheasants and the Poly- plectrons, like the latter of which, it has often more ..."

4. Letters on Sport in Eastern Bengal by Frank B. Simson (1886)
"... or black-breasted kalij), hill-partridges (Arboricola atrogularis), poly- plectrons, and occasionally peafowl, though I am ashamed to say I cannot state ..."

5. Jahresbericht über die Fortschritte der klassischen Altertumswissenschaft edited by Conrad Bursian, Iwan Philipp Eduard Müller, Oskar Seyffert, Wilhelm Kroll, Alfred Körte, Karl Münscher, Andreas Thierfelder (1887)
"Der Gebrauch des plectrons gehöre erst der späteren Zeit an, die asiatischen Instrumente seien stets ohne Plektron gespielt worden. ..."

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