vibraharp

[ vahy-bruh-hahrp ]
/ ˈvaɪ brəˌhɑrp /

noun

a musical percussion instrument that resembles a marimba and is played with mallets, but that has metal instead of wooden bars and has a set of electrically powered resonators for sustaining the tone or creating a vibrato.

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Also called vibraphone.

Origin of vibraharp

1925–30; <Latin vibrā(re) to shake + harp

OTHER WORDS FROM vibraharp

vi·bra·harp·ist, noun

Words nearby vibraharp

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