ter·​bang ˈtər-ˌbäŋ How to pronounce terbang (audio)
plural terbangs
: an Indonesian frame drum or tambourine
Of these frame drums, the Indonesians possess a tambourine known as the terbang, which was used in traditional Javanese Muslim–influenced music …Matt Dean, The Drum, 2012

Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of terbang was in 1950

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“Terbang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terbang. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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