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bodhran

or bodh·rán

[baw-rahn]
noun
  1. a handheld, shallow Irish drum with a single goatskin head, played with a stick.
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Origin of bodhran

1965–70; Irish Gaelic bodhrán, from Middle Irish bodrán, from bodar “deafening, deaf”
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British Dictionary definitions for bodhran

bodhrán

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

Irish Gaelic
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