Definition of citharist in English:

citharist

(also cytharist, kitharist)

Pronunciation /ˈsɪθərɪst/ /ˈkɪθərɪst/

noun

History
  • Originally: †a harper (obsolete). Later: a person who plays the cithara.

Origin

Early 16th century (in an earlier sense). From (i) classical Latin citharista.