flam

noun
\ ˈflam How to pronounce flam (audio) \

Definition of flam

: a drumbeat of two strokes of which the first is a very quick grace note

First Known Use of flam

1744, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flam

probably imitative

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“Flam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flam. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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