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noun 
  1. (musici) A stringed instrument and a member of the lute family, having eight strings in four courses, frequently tuned as a violin. They have either a bowl back or a flat back.
  2. a kitchen tool used for slicing vegetables (usually spelled mandoline)
Translations: 
  • French: mandoline
  • German: Mandoline
Etymology: From French mandoline, from Italian mandolino, diminutive of mandola "large stringed instrument".


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