crotala

plural noun
cro·​ta·​la | \ˈkrō-tə-lə \
variants: or less commonly krotala

Definition of crotala 

: a percussion instrument of ancient Greece and Rome resembling a pair of clappers or castanets

called also crotal, crotalum

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First Known Use of crotala

1683, in the meaning defined above

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crotales

crotalic

crotaliform

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