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Noun: castanets  ,kas-tu'nets
  1. (used in the plural) 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
    - bones, clappers, finger cymbals
Noun: castanet
  1. One of a pair of castanets

Type of: percussion instrument, percussive instrument

Encyclopedia: Castanets

Castanet, Tarn