tam–tam

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noun \ˈtam-ˌtam, ˈtäm-ˌtäm\

Definition of tam–tam

  1. 1 :  tom-tom

  2. 2 :  gong; especially :  one of a tuned set in a gamelan orchestra

Origin and Etymology of tam–tam

Hindi & Urdu ṭamṭam


First Known Use: 1782


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