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Meaning of METALLOPHONE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Me*tal"lo*phone\, n. [L. metallum metal + Gr. ?
sound.] (Music)
(a) An instrument like a pianoforte, but having metal bars
    instead of strings.
(b) An instrument like the xylophone, but having metallic
    instead of wooden bars.

 

 

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