Definition of angklung
: a percussion instrument of Indonesia and Malaysia consisting of a frame holding vertical bamboo tubes of different lengths and pitches which are struck with mallets or shaken
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Origin and Etymology of angklung
borrowed from Javanese or Sundanese angklung (phonetically aŋkluŋ); ankloung borrowed from French, borrowed from Dutch ankloeng, borrowed from Javanese or Sundanese
First Known Use: 1820See Words from the same year
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