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slit-drum

or slit drum

[ slit-druhm ]
/ ˈslɪtˌdrʌm /
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noun

a hollowed-out log with a long, narrow slit, beaten with a stick or stamped upon to produce a drumming sound, found in many cultures since ancient times.

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Origin of slit-drum

First recorded in 1955–60
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