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Meaning of MARIMBA

Pronunciation:  mu'rimbu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a percussion instrument with wooden bars tuned to produce a chromatic scale and with resonators; played with small mallets
 

MARIMBA is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: xylophone
 
 See Also: percussion instrument, percussive instrument

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ma*rim"ba\, n. [Pg.]
A musical istrument of percussion, consisting of bars
yielding musical tones when struck. --Knight.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: battery, bells, bones, castanets, celesta, chime, chimes, clappers, crash cymbal, cymbals, finger cymbals, gamelan, glockenspiel, gong, handbells, idiophone, lyra, maraca, metallophone, orchestral bells, percussion, percussion instrument, percussions, percussive, rattle, rattlebones, sizzler, snappers, tam-tam, tintinnabula, tonitruone, triangle, tubular bells, vibes, vibraphone, xylophone
 

 

 

 

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