snare drum


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

Full Definition of SNARE DRUM

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

First Known Use of SNARE DRUM

circa 1859


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