One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of a class of traditional African musical instruments consisting of a set of flexible strips of varying length fixed at one end to a sounding board or resonator, the strips being plucked with the thumb and forefingers.
1950s. From Italian lamellofono, with remodelling of the ending in English after -phone.
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