percussion instrument definition

  • noun:
    • a guitar, including a drum, xylophone, piano, or maraca, which noise is from one item striking another or when you're scraped or shaken.
    • An instrument when the noise is made by striking, scraping or trembling an object.
    • a musical instrument when the sound is from one item striking another

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