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tam·bou·rine

 (tăm′bə-rēn′)
n.
1. A percussion instrument consisting of a small drumhead with jingling disks fitted into the rim, usually played by shaking and striking with the hand.
2. A similar instrument without a drumhead.

[French tambourin, small drum, from Old French; see tambourin.]
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tambourine

(ˌtæmbəˈriːn)
n
(Instruments) music a percussion instrument consisting of a single drumhead of skin stretched over a circular wooden frame hung with pairs of metal discs that jingle when it is struck or shaken
[C16: from Middle Flemish tamborijn a little drum, from Old French: tambourin]
ˌtambouˈrinist n
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tam•bou•rine

(ˌtæm bəˈrin)

n.
a small drum having a circular frame with several pairs of metal jingles attached, played by striking with the knuckles and shaking.
[1570–80; earlier tamboryne < Middle Dutch tamborijn small drum < Middle French tambourin, diminutive of tambour tambour]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tambourine - a shallow drum with a single drumhead and with metallic disks in the sidestambourine - a shallow drum with a single drumhead and with metallic disks in the sides
drum, membranophone, tympan - a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
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Translations
دُف، رِق
tamburína
tamburin
tamburiini
baszk dobcsörgõdobtamburin
tambúrína
タンバリン
tamburinas
tamburīns
tamburína

tambourine

[ˌtæmbəˈriːn] Npandereta f
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tambourine

[ˌtæmbəˈriːn] ntambourin m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tambourine

nTamburin nt
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tambourine

[ˌtæmbəˈriːn] ntamburello
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

tambourine

(tӕmbəˈriːn) noun
a shallow, one-sided drum with tinkling metal discs in the rim, held in the hand and shaken or beaten.
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Buben Nath, the officer -in-charge of the Garmur Police Station, said the prisoners would remain in Jorhat Central Jail until the waters recede.
Er will seine Tat dort buben, wo Unwissenheit und Seuchen den Tod der Menschen herbeifuhren.