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



BrE BrE//mrɪˈdʌŋəm//
; NAmE NAmE//mrɪˈdʌŋəm//
[countable, uncountable] (Indian English)
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a drum which has two heads, one head larger than the other, that you play with your hands and fingers At the school, young boys thump mridangams and drums. musicians on the veena, violin, keyboard, flute and mridangam dancing to flute and mridangam