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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
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tambourine

nTamburin nt
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tambourine

[ˌtæmbəˈriːn] ntamburello
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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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First Ridden: 1 Emmersons, Cnapton Tamberine; Kj Slight, Barkway Guest Of Honour; 3.