Tambourin Definition

tămbo͝o-rĭn, täɴ-bo͝o-răɴ
A long drum used in Provence.
Webster's New World
One who plays this drum.
American Heritage
A sprightly dance of Provence, or music for it.
Webster's New World

Obsolete form of tambourine (percussion instrument)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Origin of Tambourin

  • Provençal tambourin from Old French diminutive of tambour tambour tambour

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

  • French

    From Wiktionary

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