kettledrum


ket·tle·drum

noun \-ˌdrəm\

: a large drum that has a rounded bottom

Full Definition of KETTLEDRUM

:  a percussion instrument that consists of a hollow brass, copper, or fiberglass hemisphere with a calfskin or plastic head whose tension can be changed to vary the pitch

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First Known Use of KETTLEDRUM

1602

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