hand drum


Definition of hand drum

: a drum played with the hand or hands The pot is sometimes depicted with a skin covering the mouth, and used as a hand drum.— Curt Sachs, The History of Musical Instruments, 1940 also : frame drum

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First Known Use of hand drum

1620, in the meaning defined above

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“Hand drum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20drum. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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