Origin of xylophone
Examples from the Web for xylophone
After much thought and reflection, I have decided to pursue my first loves--modern dance and the xylophone.
My ribs are like a xylophone, and the knobs of my spine stick up like ponderous cairns in the landscape of my back.
While down in Angola you met the xylophone in the imposing form you can see in the frontispiece to this volume.West African studies|Mary Henrietta Kingsley
In order to give an imitation of the rattling of bones, Saint-Sans has made use of the xylophone.Masters of French Music|Arthur Hervey
The neighbouring forest was soon echoing the strident notes of xylophone, banjo, ocarina and trombone.Indo-China and Its Primitive People|Henry Baudesson
Like most musical instruments, the xylophone, had its origin in very remote times.
A very good idea of the psaltery and dulcimer may be obtained from the xylophone.How the Piano Came to Be|Ellye Howell Glover
Word Origin for xylophone
1866, coined from Greek xylon "wood" + phone "a sound" (see fame (n.)).