steel drum

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noun
  1. Music. a bowl-shaped percussion instrument common in the West Indies, made from a steel barrel divided into sections producing different notes when struck.

Origin of steel drum

First recorded in 1950–55
Also called steel pan.
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Related Words for steel drum

pan, kettledrum, timpani