lithophone [lith-uh-fohn] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a Chinese stone chime consisting of 16 stone slabs hung in two rows and struck with a hammer.

Origin of lithophone First recorded in 1885–90; litho- + -phone Examples from the Web for lithophone Historical Examples of lithophone

  • A temple-cavern vaster than Ellora with a giant ‘lithophone’ for organ!

    Continental Monthly, Vol. I., No. IV., April, 1862


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