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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A musical instrument with wooden bars of different sizes, that are struck with hammers.

Usage examples (36)
  • The young child played the toy xylophone for hours at a time.
  • More importantly, I believe the xylophone is a painfully under-utilized instrument.
  • The xylophone is a species of harmonica composed of strips or cylinders of wood, struck with two little hammers.
  • And the xylophone was a bit excessive. for more
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