or slit drum

[ slit-druhm ]
/ ˈslɪtˌdrʌm /


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.

Origin of slit-drum

First recorded in 1955–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019