• Definition for "mbira"
    • An African guitar comprising a hollow gourd or…
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  • Sentence for "mbira"
    • This year there was marimba, mbira
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mbira definition

  • noun:
    • An African guitar comprising a hollow gourd or wood resonator and a number of often metal strips that vibrate when plucked.
    • any one of a few music devices, similar to a marimba, having a little noise package fitted with a row of tuned tabs which can be plucked with the thumbs.
    • A South African drum allied to your zanze.
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