kalimba

[kuh-lim-buh]

noun


Nearby words

  1. kalian,
  2. kalidasa,
  3. kalif,
  4. kalifate,
  5. kalimantan,
  6. kalinin,
  7. kalinin, mikhail ivanovich,
  8. kaliningrad,
  9. kalinite,
  10. kalio-

Origin of kalimba

1950–55; the instrument's name in a number of Bantu languages of East Africa, e.g., Bisa, Lala (Zambia), Tumbuka, Nyanja (Malawi); cf. marimba

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