piphat

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noun pi·phat \ˈpē-ˈpät\

Definition of piphat

  1. :  any of several Thai classical musical ensembles that are used in religious ceremonies, dance dramas, and puppet theater and that feature gong chimes, xylophones, and drums The piphat … is the regional ensemble that most resembles the Indonesian gamelan. — Peter Fletcher, World Musics in Context, 2001

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1948

First Known Use of piphat

1948


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