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  1. a musical instrument of the Middle East and N Africa belonging to the lute family.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of oud:

1730–40; < Ar ‘ūd lit., wood; see lute1


  1. oud(Noun)

    An Arabic and Turkish plucked string instrument resembling a lute.

  2. Origin: From عود.


  1. Oud

    The Oud is a pear-shaped stringed instrument commonly used in Arabic, Hebrew/Jewish, Greek, Turkish, Byzantine, North African, Somali and Middle Eastern music. Construction of the oud is similar to that of the lute. The modern oud and the European lute both descend from a common ancestor via diverging paths. The oud is readily distinguished by its lack of frets and smaller neck. It is considered an ancestor of the guitar.

Anagrams of oud

  1. duo

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