ter·​bang | \ ˈtər-ˌbäŋ How to pronounce terbang (audio) \
plural terbangs

Definition of terbang

: 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

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First Known Use of terbang

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Terbang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terbang. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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