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Definition of tambour noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tambour

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtæmbʊə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæmbʊr//
 
 
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a type of drum Word Origin late 15th cent.: from French tambour ‘drum’; perhaps related to Persian tabīra ‘drum’. Compare with tabor.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tambour