noun bell–ly·ra \ˈbel-ˈlī-rə\

Definition of BELL-LYRA

:  a glockenspiel mounted in a portable lyre-shaped frame and used especially in marching bands

Variants of BELL-LYRA

bell–ly·ra or bell lyre \-ˌlī(-ə)r\

Origin of BELL-LYRA

lyra from Latin, lyre
First Known Use: 1934


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