or cym·ba·lon cim·ba·lom, zim·ba·lon

[sim-buh-luh m]


a complex zither played especially in Hungary.

Origin of cymbalom

< Hungarian cimbalom < Latin cymbalum cymbal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cymbalom

Historical Examples of cymbalom

  • In mad pursuit, over a country black as Servian politics went the cymbalom, closely followed by two clarinets—in B and E flat.

    Franz Liszt

    James Huneker