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tablature

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noun tab·la·ture \ˈta-blə-ˌchu̇r, -chər, -ˌtyu̇r, -ˌtu̇r\

Definition of tablature

  1. :  an instrumental notation indicating the string, fret, key, or finger to be used instead of the tone to be sounded



Origin of tablature

Middle French, from Medieval Latin tabulatus tablet, from Latin tabula


First Known Use: 1574


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