mridanga

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noun mri·dan·ga \mri-ˈdäŋ-gə, ˌmər-i-\

Definition of mridanga

  1. :  a drum of India that is shaped like an elongated barrel and has tuned heads of different diameters

Variants of mridanga

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mridangam

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Origin and Etymology of mridanga

Sanskrit mṛdaṅga


First Known Use: 1887


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