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mridanga

noun mri·dan·ga \mri-ˈdäŋ-gə, ˌmər-i-\

Definition of MRIDANGA

:  a drum of India that is shaped like an elongated barrel and has tuned heads of different diameters

Variants of MRIDANGA

mri·dan·ga or mri·dan·gam \-gəm\

Origin of MRIDANGA

Sanskrit mṛdaṅga
First Known Use: 1887

Rhymes with MRIDANGA

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