Mridangam definition

mridäŋgəm
(music) A double-headed, barrel-shaped drum of India.
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An ancient Indian percussion instrument, a two-sided drum whose body is usually made from a hollowed piece of jackfruit wood. Connected with hindu mythology in which numerous gods play this instrument: Ganesha, Shiva, Nandi, Hanuman etc.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of mridangam - mridang

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mridangam
Plural:
mridangams

Origin of mridangam

  • Sanskrit मृदंग

    From Wiktionary