tabla

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noun ta·bla \ˈtä-blə\

Definition of tabla

  1. :  a pair of small different-sized hand drums used especially in music of India

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Origin and Etymology of tabla

Hindi & Urdu tablā, from Arabic ṭabla


First Known Use: 1865


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of tabla Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about tabla


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