noun rat·a·plan \ˈra-tə-ˌplan\

Definition of RATAPLAN

:  the iterative sound of beating <a rolling rataplan of drums — Time>

Origin of RATAPLAN

French, of imitative origin
First Known Use: circa 1848


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