• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Pandurated fiddle-shaped
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. pandoura, a 3-stringed instrument, invented by Pan.


In literature:

All the efforts of the two pandurs were powerless to silence him.
"The Poor Plutocrats" by Maurus Jókai
He was scarcely gone, when Mr. Skinner vented his passion upon the Pandurs.
"The Village Notary" by József Eötvös
For a man it is much better to be a "pandur" (policeman), especially in a large town.
"Through the Land of the Serb" by Mary Edith Durham