(musical instruments) A stringed musical instrument resembling the mandolin, but of larger size and tuned lower.
(music) A stringed instrument and a member of the lute family, having eight strings in four courses, frequently tuned as a violin, and with either a bowl-shaped back or a flat back.
An instrument closely resembling the mandolin, but of larger size and tuned lower.
A kitchen tool used for slicing vegetables (usually spelled mandoline).
an early type of mandolin
(military) An RAF World War II code name for patrols to attack enemy railway transport and other ground targets.
The mandola (US and Canada) or tenor mandola (Ireland and UK) is a fretted, stringed musical instrument. It is to the mandolin what the viola is to the violin: the four double courses of strings tuned in fifths to the same pitches as the viola (C-G-D-A low-to-high), a fifth lower than a mandolin.
A small and beautifully shaped instrument resembling the lute.
a stringed instrument related to the lute, usually played with a plectrum
A mandolin (Italian: mandolino pronounced [mandoˈliːno]; literally ) is a stringed musical instrument in the lute family and is generally plucked with a plectrum. It most commonly has four courses of doubled metal strings tuned in unison, thus giving a total of 8 strings, although five (10 strings) and six (12 strings) course versions also exist.