soundbox

[ sound-boks ]

noun
  1. a chamber in a musical instrument, as the body of a violin, for increasing the sonority of its tone.

Origin of soundbox

1
First recorded in 1870–75; sound1 + box1

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British Dictionary definitions for soundbox

soundbox

/ (ˈsaʊndˌbɒks) /


noun
  1. the resonating chamber of the hollow body of a violin, guitar, etc

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