tam-tam

noun
\ˈtam-ˌtam, ˈtäm-ˌtäm\

Definition of tam-tam 

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

First Known Use of tam-tam

1782, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tam-tam

Hindi & Urdu ṭamṭam

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