rataplan

noun
rat·a·plan | \ ˈra-tə-ˌplan \

Definition of rataplan 

: the iterative sound of beating a rolling rataplan of drumsTime

First Known Use of rataplan

circa 1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rataplan

French, of imitative origin

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