Definition of dichord in US English:

dichord

noun

Music
  • An instrument having two strings.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Charles Burney (1726–1814), musician and author. From Hellenistic Greek δίχορδον instrument having two strings from Byzantine Greek δίχορδος two-stringed (although this is apparently first attested later) from ancient Greek δι- + χορδή string (of a lyre), chord.

Pronunciation

dichord

/ˈdʌɪkɔːd/