Definition of tabla
: a pair of small different-sized hand drums used especially in music of India
Recent Examples of tabla from the Web
Two instrumental titans meet again, this time in an intimate duet setting, following their historic collaboration during the 2017 Gala that honored the tabla maestro with the SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award.
India had an ambassador in the tabla master Zakir Hussain.
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Origin and Etymology of tabla
Hindi & Urdu tablā, from Arabic ṭabla
First Known Use: 1865See Words from the same year
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