Origin of marimba
Examples from the Web for marimba
You'll hear a marimba and dulcimer every so often in this crescendoing collection of stellar four-part harmonies.
One of their chief instruments is the 'Marimba' or 'Tyanbilo,' a form of harmonium.
Others assert that the Indians have known the marimba time out of mind, and undoubtedly invented it.
The Smithsonian Institution contains a good specimen of the Marimba.
Word Origin for marimba
1704, from an African language, probably Bantu (cf. Kimbundu and Swahili marimba, malimba, name of a xylophone-like instrument).