bones

Definitions of bones
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n a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance

Synonyms:
castanets, clappers, finger cymbals
Type of:
percussion instrument, percussive instrument
a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another

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