It’s a musical instrument (somewhat guitar-like) that is often used in Greek music. Would you know one if you heard one? If not, Evan’s got you beat.
A bouzouki has eight strings arranged in pairs and is similar in appearance to a mandolin. The paired strings and tuning create a distinctive sound shared by the mandolin but not by a guitar. On one of Evan’s Wiggles movies, they have a song about Athens in which they briefly introduce and feature a bouzouki.
Well, last night I got out my mandolin to show Evan. He immediately ran over to see it, proclaiming “Zouki! Zouki!” I’d figured he’d think it was a guitar, but his guess was actually much more accurate. A little while later I was cruising youtube for bouzouki videos and found a duet played on a guitar and a bouzouki. Evan heard it and came running down the hall saying “Zouki! Guitar!” He’s known what a guitar is for a few months, but I was impressed that he could tell the difference!