lithophone

[ lith-uh-fohn ]
/ ˈlɪθ əˌfoʊn /
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noun

a Chinese stone chime consisting of 16 stone slabs hung in two rows and struck with a hammer.

Nearby words

  1. lithometeor,
  2. lithonephritis,
  3. lithopedion,
  4. lithophane,
  5. lithophile,
  6. lithophyte,
  7. lithopone,
  8. lithoprint,
  9. lithops,
  10. lithoscope

Origin of lithophone

First recorded in 1885–90; litho- + -phone

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