gang·​sa ˈgäŋ-(ˌ)sä How to pronounce gangsa (audio)
plural gangsas
: any of a class of Indonesian metallophones with a set of tuned bars that are struck by a mallet or mallets: such as
: saron

Word History


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

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“Gangsa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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