gangsa

noun
gang·​sa | \ ˈgäŋ-(ˌ)sä How to pronounce gangsa (audio) \
plural gangsas

Definition of gangsa

: any of a class of Indonesian metallophones with a set of tuned bars that are struck by a mallet or mallets: such as
b : saron

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History and Etymology for gangsa

Indonesian gambang gangsa, from gambang musical instrument consisting of bars struck by hammers + gangsa brass

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“Gangsa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gangsa. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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