pedal steel

noun

Definition of pedal steel

  1. :  a box-shaped musical instrument with legs that has usually 10 strings which can be altered in pitch by the use of pedals and which are plucked while being pressed with a movable steel bar —called also pedal steel guitar

1965

First Known Use of pedal steel

1965


PEDAL STEEL Defined for English Language Learners

pedal steel

noun

Definition of pedal steel for English Language Learners

  • : a musical instrument that has strings which are plucked while being pressed with a movable steel bar and a pedal that can change the pitch of the strings


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