Definition of polychord in English:

polychord

adjective

Music
  • Having many strings.

noun

Music
  • A polychord instrument; any of various instruments having many strings.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Charles Butler (1560–1647), philologist and apiarist. From Hellenistic Greek πολυχόρδος many-stringed from ancient Greek πολυ- + χορδή.

Pronunciation

polychord

/ˈpɒlɪkɔːd/