Definitions for "Mbira"
Keywords:  piano, plucked, thumb, gourd, resonator
a traditional Zimbabwean musical instrument also known as the thumb piano which is played by plucking strips of cane or metal
an African instrument, sometimes referred to as a thumb piano, usually a gourd or wooden resonator with thin metal strips which are plucked with the thumbs
Thumb piano of the Shona people in Zimbabwe. Played by plucking metal strips on a wooden slab, often clamped inside a gourd resonator. Used recreationally and to communicate with ancestors.