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ukulele

(yo͞okəlā`lē), Hawaiian musical instrument developed from the Portuguese guitar. It has a fretted fingerboard and four strings that are plucked or strummed. Patented in 1917, the ukulele became popular in the United States in the 1920s. It is also spelled ukelele.

ukulele

, ukelele
a small four-stringed guitar, esp of Hawaii
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