Tamboura definition

tän-bo͝or
An unfretted lute of India and Turkey, used as a drone.
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A lutelike instrument of India, etc., usually with four strings, used to give a drone or ostinato accompaniment.
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Alternative spelling of tambura.
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Origin of tamboura

  • Urdu ṭambūra from Persian ṭanbūra from Arabic ṭanbūr tambour

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition