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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

Origin of TABLATURE

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

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