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snare drum

noun

Simple Definition of snare drum

  • : a drum of a medium size that is played with special sticks (called drumsticks)

Full Definition of snare drum

  1. :  a small double-headed drum with one or more snares stretched across its lower head — see drum illustration

Circa 1859

First Known Use of snare drum

circa 1859


SNARE DRUM Defined for Kids

snare drum

noun

Definition of snare drum

  1. :  a small drum with two heads that has strings stretched across its lower head to produce a rattling sound





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