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ta·boralso ta·bour (tā′bər)
A small drum, traditionally played with one hand while playing a pipe with the other.
[ Middle English tabour, from Old French, variant of tambour; see tambour.]
(Instruments) music a small drum used esp in the Middle Ages, struck with one hand while the other held a three-holed pipe. See pipe17
[C13: from Old French tabour, perhaps from Persian tabīr]
ˈtaborer, ˈtabourer n
(Placename) Mount Tabor a mountain in N Israel, near Nazareth: traditionally regarded as the mountain where the Transfiguration took place. Height: 588 m (1929 ft)
or ta•bour(ˈteɪ bər)
a small drum used to accompany oneself on a pipe or fife.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French]
a mountain in N Israel. 1929 ft. (588 m).