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thumb piano

noun
1.
any of various African boxlike musical instruments, such as the kalimba or mbira, having tuned strips of metal or wood that vibrate when played with the thumbs.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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British Dictionary definitions for thumb-piano

thumb piano

noun
1.
another name for mbira
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