mridanga

noun
mri·​dan·​ga | \ mri-ˈdäŋ-gə How to pronounce mridanga (audio) , ˌmər-i-\
variants: or mridangam \ mri-​ˈdäŋ-​gəm How to pronounce mridangam (audio) , ˌmər-​i-​ \

Definition of mridanga

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

First Known Use of mridanga

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mridanga

Sanskrit mṛdaṅga

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