sam•bu•caPronunciation: (sam-byOO'ku), [key]
1. Also,sam•bukePronunciation: (sam'byOOk). [key]
an ancient stringed musical instrument used in Greece and the Near East.
a medieval hurdy-gurdy.
sam•bu•caPronunciation: (sam-bOO'ku; It.säm-bOO'kä), [key]
a licorice-flavored Italian liqueur made from elderberries.
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