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  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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of OUD in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of OUD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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