Definition of cither in English:

cither

(also cithar)

noun

  • Any of various plucked stringed instruments similar in form to, or believed to have derived from, the cithara; (in later use) especially a zither.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in James Dalrymple (fl. c1596). From classical Latin cithara cithara.

Pronunciation

cither

/ˈsɪθə/