Definitions for Gitternˈgɪt ərn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Category: Music and Dance
Ref: cittern .
cittern, cithern, cither, citole, gittern(noun)
a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
A relatively small, quill-plucked, gut-strung musical instrument, a predecessor of the guitar, that originated around the 13th century and came to Europe via Moorish Spain.
an instrument like a guitar
to play on gittern