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Word of the Day 08/17/17 Membranophone

Membranophone (noun)
membranophone [mem-brey-nuh-fohn]


noun
1. any musical instrument, as a drum, in which the sound is produced by striking, rubbing, or blowing against a membrane stretched over a frame.



Origin: First recorded in 1935-40; membrane + -o- + -phone

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