Definition of water drum in English:

water drum

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noun

  • 1A West African instrument played by striking a bowl or gourd floating upside down in a pail of water.
  • 2An American Indian drum partly filled with water to adjust the pitch and timbre.
    More example sentences
    • More commonly, cowhorn rattles with wooden handles and water drums were used.
    • Instruments for making music include the water drum, the hand-held rattle, and the human voice.

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