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ta·bor

also ta·bour  (tā′bər)
n.
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.]
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tabor

(ˈteɪbə) or

tabour

n
(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

Tabor

(ˈteɪbə)
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)
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ta•bor

or ta•bour

(ˈteɪ bər)

n.
a small drum used to accompany oneself on a pipe or fife.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French]
ta′bor•er, n.

Ta•bor

(ˈteɪ bər)

n. Mount,
a mountain in N Israel. 1929 ft. (588 m).
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tabor - a small drum with one head of soft calfskintabor - a small drum with one head of soft calfskin
drum, membranophone, tympan - a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
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