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Word origin of 'Psalter'altered (infl. by L) < ME sauter < OE saltere & OFr sautier, both < L psalterium, stringed instrument, in LL(Ec), the Psalms < Gr psaltērion, harp, in LGr(Ec), the Psalter < psallein, to twitch, pluck