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



BrE BrE//məˈrɪmbə//
; NAmE NAmE//məˈrɪmbə//
Musical instruments
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a musical instrument like a xylophone See related entries: Musical instruments Word Origin early 18th cent.: from Kimbundu (a Western Angolan language), perhaps via Portuguese.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: marimba