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bon·go1 / ˈbänggō; ˈbông-/ (also bongo drum) • n. (pl. -gos or -goes) either of a pair of small, long-bodied drums typically held between the knees and played with the fingers.


bon·go2 • n. (pl. same or -os) a forest antelope (Tragelaphus euryceros) that has a chestnut coat with narrow white vertical stripes, native to central Africa.