mandola [man-doh-luh] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- an early lute resembling a large mandolin.
Origin of mandola 1750–60; Italian, variant of mandora, alteration of Latin pandūra 3-stringed lute Greek pandoûra; cf. bandore Examples from the Web for mandola Historical Examples of mandola
The mandola was played with a quill like the mandolino and the cither.
British Dictionary definitions for mandola mandola noun
- an early type of mandolin
Word Origin for mandola from Italian