Definition of muselar in US English:

muselar

(also muselaer, muselaar)

noun

Early Music
  • A type of Flemish virginal having the keyboard set to the right of centre, the strings being plucked near their centre points.

Origin

1960s. From Dutch muselaar, muzelaar (16th cent.; also in Middle Dutch in form moeselaer in sense ‘bagpiper’ from moesel, musele (Dutch moezel, Dutch regional (West Flemish) muzel, muizel) kind of bagpipe from Old French musele + -aer).

Pronunciation

muselar

/ˈmjuːzɪlɑː/