Definition of tamboura
: an Asian musical instrument resembling a lute in construction but without frets and used to produce a drone accompaniment to singing
Recent Examples of tamboura from the Web
And there were instruments galore: Harpsichords, tamboura, Mellotron, harmonium, woodwinds, and a variety of guitars, pianos, and tambourines.
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Origin and Etymology of tamboura
First Known Use: 1585See Words from the same year
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