noun (plural same or taikos)
A Japanese barrel-shaped drum.
More example sentences
- The first thing I started playing was the taiko.
- TaikOz performs music by Japanese and Australian composers using Japanese taiko and shakuhachi (bamboo flute).
- Our souls are represented by the music from our taiko,’ explains Masa Ogawa.
late 19th century: Japanese.
Definition of taiko in:
- The US English dictionary