metallophone definition

  • noun:
    • A percussion tool composed of a graduated series of metal taverns struck with either hand-held or keyboard-controlled hammers.
    • Any guitar comprising tuned steel bars which are struck to help make noise.
    • a musical instrument like a pianoforte, but having steel taverns in place of strings.
    • a guitar just like the xylophone, but having metallic in the place of wood bars.
    • A pianoforte with graduated steel taverns rather than strings.
    • a musical instrument like the xylophone, but with metallic in the place of wood taverns.

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