English

Definition of bongo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bongo

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbɒŋɡəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːŋɡoʊ//
 
, NAmE//ˈbɔːŋɡoʊ//
 
(pl. bongos) (also bongo drum)
 
jump to other results
a small drum, usually one of a pair, that you play with your fingers Word Origin 1920s: from Latin American Spanish bongó.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bongo