Associations to the word «Mandolin»


MANDOLIN, noun. (music) A stringed instrument and a member of the lute family, having eight strings in four courses, frequently tuned as a violin, and with either a bowl-shaped back or a flat back.
MANDOLIN, noun. A kitchen tool used for slicing vegetables (usually spelled mandoline).
MANDOLIN, noun. (military) An RAF World War II code name for patrols to attack enemy railway transport and other ground targets.

Dictionary definition

MANDOLIN, noun. A stringed instrument related to the lute, usually played with a plectrum.

Wise words

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