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tablature

noun tab·la·ture \ˈta-blə-ˌchr, -chər, -ˌtyr, -ˌtr\

Definition of TABLATURE

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

Middle French, from Medieval Latin tabulatus tablet, from Latin tabula
First Known Use: 1574

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