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soundbox

[sound-boks] /ˈsaʊndˌbɒks/
noun
1.
a chamber in a musical instrument, as the body of a violin, for increasing the sonority of its tone.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; sound1 + box1
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  • The oud consists of a large soundbox connected to a short neck.
British Dictionary definitions for soundbox

soundbox

/ˈsaʊndˌbɒks/
noun
1.
the resonating chamber of the hollow body of a violin, guitar, etc
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