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tamboura

noun tam·bou·ra \tam-ˈbu̇r-ə\

Definition of tamboura

  1. :  an Asian musical instrument resembling a lute in construction but without frets and used to produce a drone accompaniment to singing



Variants of tamboura

or tambura play \tam-ˈbu̇r-ə\

Origin of tamboura

Persian ṭambūra


First Known Use: 1585

Rhymes with tamboura


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