xylophone

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From xylo- (of wood) +‎ -phone (sound).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: zīʹlə-fōn', IPA(key): /ˈzaɪ.lə.ˌfəʊn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: xy‧lo‧phone

Noun[edit]

xylophone (plural xylophones)

  1. a musical instrument made of wooden slats graduated so as to make the sounds of the scale when struck with a small drumstick-like hammer.
    All I know how to play on my xylophone is "Mary Had a Little Lamb". Would you like to hear it?

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From xylo- +‎ -phone.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

xylophone m (plural xylophones)

  1. Xylophone.