bodhran

or bodh·rán

[ baw-rahn ]

noun
  1. a handheld, shallow Irish drum with a single goatskin head, played with a stick.

Origin of bodhran

1
1965–70; Irish Gaelic bodhrán, from Middle Irish bodrán, from bodar “deafening, deaf”

Words Nearby bodhran

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British Dictionary definitions for bodhrán

bodhrán

/ (baʊˈrɑːn, ˈboːrɑːn) /


noun
  1. a shallow one-sided drum popular in Irish and Scottish folk music

Origin of bodhrán

1
Irish Gaelic

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