didgeridoo

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Other spellings[change]

  • didjeridu

Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: dĭj'ər-ē-do͞oʹ
  • IPA: /ˌdɪdʒ.ər.iˈduː/
  • SAMPA: /%dIdZ.@r.i"du:/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
didgeridoo

Plural
didgeridoos

A didgeridoo
  1. (countable); (onomatopoeic), (music) A didgeridoo is a long and straight, wooden wind instrument that Australian Aborigines traditionally use. Roughly the size of a man, it produces sound when you continuously blow into it.
    Didgeridoos often have drawings showing mythological elements of the Aboriginal culture or clanic symbols.
    While playing didgeridoo, you can imitate some natural sounds such as bird songs.