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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 harp·si·chord /ˈhɑrpsɪˌkɔrd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Harp·si·chord n.  Mus. A harp-shaped instrument of music set horizontally on legs, like the grand piano, with strings of wire, played by the fingers, by means of keys provided with quills, instead of hammers, for striking the strings. It is now superseded by the piano.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a clavier with strings that are plucked by plectra mounted
          on pivots [syn: cembalo]