xy·​lo·​rim·​ba | \ ˌzī-lə-ˈrim-bə also ˌzi- \
plural xylorimbas

Definition of xylorimba

: a percussion instrument resembling the xylophone with a tubular metal resonator under each bar and an extended range which includes that of the marimba

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First Known Use of xylorimba

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Xylorimba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xylorimba. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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