Origin of bongonative African name
Origin of bongoAmerican Spanish from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Origin of bongoOf Bantu origin Lingala mongu antelope
female lowland bongo
Tragelaphus eurycerus subsp. eurycerus
nounpl. bon·gos, or bon·goes
Origin of bongoAmerican Spanish bongó probably of West African origin
(plural bongos or bongoes)
- One of a pair of small drums of Cuban origin, played by beating with the hands.
(third-person singular simple present bongos, present participle bongoing, simple past and past participle bongoed)
From American Spanish bongó.
bongo - Computer Definition
A visual interface builder for Java originally from Marimba and later released into the public domain. Bongo output featured a variety of ready-to-use controls, known as "interface widgets."