tamboura

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noun tam·bou·ra \tam-ˈbu̇r-ə\

Definition of tamboura

  1. :  an Asian musical instrument resembling a lute in construction but without frets and used to produce a drone accompaniment to singing

Variants of tamboura

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tambura

Origin and Etymology of tamboura

Persian ṭambūra


First Known Use: 1585


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