a musical instrument resembling the marimba, but with metal bars and electrically operated valves in the resonators that produce a gentle vibrato
Origin of vibraphone; from vibrate + -phone
A percussion instrument similar to a marimba but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators to produce a vibrato. Also called vibraharp.
Origin of vibraphoneLatin vibrare, to shake; see vibrate + –phone.
From vibrato +"Ž -phone.