noun me·tal·lo·phone \mə-ˈta-lə-ˌfōn\

Definition of METALLOPHONE

:  a percussion musical instrument consisting of a series of metal bars of varying pitch struck with hammers

First Known Use of METALLOPHONE

circa 1883


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