Sistrum



noun, plural sistrums, sistra
[sis-truh] /ˈsɪs trə/ (Show IPA)
1.
an ancient Egyptian percussion instrument consisting of a looped metal frame set in a handle and fitted with loose crossbars that rattle when shaken.
noun (pl) -tra (-trə)
1.
a musical instrument of ancient Egypt consisting of a metal rattle

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