didgeridoo

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noun did·ger·i·doo \ˈdi-jə-rē-ˌdü, ˌdi-jə-rē-ˈ\
variants: or less commonly

didjeridoo

Definition of didgeridoo

  1. :  a large bamboo or wooden trumpet of the Australian aborigines

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Origin and Etymology of didgeridoo

probably of imitative origin


First Known Use: 1919


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