Tambourin meaning

tămbo͝o-rĭn, täɴ-bo͝o-răɴ
A style of dance in lively two-beat rhythm, accompanied by this drum.
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A sprightly dance of Provence, or music for it.
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Obsolete form of tambourine (percussion instrument)
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(obsolete) An old lively Provençal dance, common on the stage.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A long drum used in Provence.
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Origin of tambourin

  • Provençal tambourin from Old French diminutive of tambour tambour tambour

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

  • From Wiktionary