from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An instrument, such as a drum, xylophone, piano, or maraca, in which sound is produced by one object striking another or by being scraped or shaken.
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- n. An instrument in which the sound is produced by striking, scraping or shaking an object.
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- n. a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
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