bodhran

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English[edit]

a bodhran

Etymology[edit]

Irish bodhrán, from Irish bodhor (soft or dull sounding) or Irish bodhar (deaf)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔːɹɑːn/, /ˈbaʊɹɑːn/

Noun[edit]

bodhran (plural bodhrans)

  1. A type of frame drum used in Celtic music which was traditionally played by being struck with with an animal bone, or in modern times, a piece of wood.

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