Definition of steel drum noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


steel drum

BrE BrE//ˌstiːl ˈdrʌm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌstiːl ˈdrʌm//
(also steel pan) Musical instruments
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a musical instrument used in West Indian music, made from a metal oil container which is hit in different places with two sticks to produce different notes See related entries: Musical instruments
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: steel drum