djembe

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djem·be

 (jĕm′bĕ)
n.
A goblet-shaped hand drum of West African origin.

[French djembé, from Mande jenbe.]

djembe

(ˈdʒɛmbɛ)
n
(Instruments) a W African drum played by beating with the hand
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Il y a notamment une grande variete d'instruments, aussi bien traditionnels que modernes : guembri, luth, darbouka, bendir, flute, karkabat, djambe, keyboard, saxophone, trompette, guitare, batterie, accordeon.
The common denominator remains a sense that all concentrations of power are simultaneously attractive and dangerous and traceable to an occult force known locally as djambe (but always translated into French or English by the terms sorcellerie or witchcraft).