tamburello

noun

tam·​bu·​rel·​lo
ˌtämbəˈre(ˌ)lō,
ˌtam-
plural -s
: a modification of pallone that is played with a ball and rackets like battledores

Word History

Etymology

Italian, literally, little drum, diminutive of tamburo drum, from Arabic ṭanbūr

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“Tamburello.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tamburello. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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