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mbira

mbira

noun mbi·ra \em-ˈbir-ə\

Definition of MBIRA

:  an African musical instrument that consists of a wooden or gourd resonator and a varying number of tuned metal or wooden strips that vibrate when plucked

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Origin of MBIRA

Shona
First Known Use: circa 1911

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