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Meaning of BONES

Pronunciation:  b'ownz

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance

BONES is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: castanets, clappers, finger cymbals, maraca
 See Also: percussion instrument, percussive instrument



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