metallophone

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noun me·tal·lo·phone \mə-ˈta-lə-ˌfōn\

Definition of metallophone

  1. :  a percussion musical instrument consisting of a series of metal bars of varying pitch struck with hammers

First Known Use of metallophone

1883


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