- a musical instrument made of wooden slats graduated so as to make the sounds of the scale when struck with a small drumstick-like hammer.
- All I know how to play on my is "Mary Had a Little Lamb". Would you like to hear it?
Etymology: From Greek (ksílon, "wood") and (fÅná, "sound").
- Dutch: xylofoon(nl)m
- French: xylophone(fr)m
- German: Xylophon(de)n
- Italian: xilofono(it)m
- Spanish: xilófono(es)m
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