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tabor

noun ta·bor \ˈtā-bər\

Definition of TABOR

:  a small drum with one head of soft calfskin used to accompany a pipe or fife played by the same person

Variants of TABOR

ta·bor also ta·bour \ˈtā-bər\

Illustration of TABOR

Origin of TABOR

Middle English, from Anglo-French, ultimately from Persian tabīr drum
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

Rhymes with TABOR

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