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bongo

noun bon·go \ ˈbäŋ-(ˌ)gō , ˈbȯŋ- \

Definition of bongo

plural bongos also bongoes
:one of a pair of small connected drums of different sizes and pitches played with the hands

bongoist

play \-ˌgō-ist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of bongo

American Spanish bongó


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bongo

noun

Definition of bongo

plural bongo or bongos
:an African antelope (Tragelaphus eurycerus synonym Boocerus euryceros) that is chestnut red with narrow white vertical stripes and is found in forests from Sierra Leone to Kenya

Origin and Etymology of bongo

probably from Kele (Bantu language of Gabon)


BONGO Defined for Kids

bongo

noun bon·go \ ˈbäŋ-gō , ˈbȯŋ-gō \

Definition of bongo for Students

plural bongos also bongoes
:either of a pair of small drums that are joined together and played with the hands

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