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tabla

noun ta·bla \ˈtä-blə\

Definition of TABLA

:  a pair of small different-sized hand drums used especially in music of India

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Origin of TABLA

Hindi & Urdu tablā, from Arabic ṭabla
First Known Use: 1865

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