gum-gum

noun

ˈgəmˌgəm
variants or less commonly gom-gom
ˈgämˌgäm
: an iron bowl played as a musical instrument by striking with a stick
also : a graded set of such bowls

Word History

Etymology

perhaps native name in the Moluccas

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“Gum-gum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gum-gum. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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