steel drum

noun

Definition of steel drum

:a musical instrument originally developed in Trinidad that is played by hammering raised and tuned portions of the bottom of an oil drum

First Known Use of steel drum

1952


STEEL DRUM Defined for English Language Learners

steel drum

noun

Definition of steel drum for English Language Learners

  • : a metal drum shaped like a bowl or barrel that makes different sounds when it is hit at different places


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