Timbal definition

tĭmbəl
A kettledrum.
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(music) A kettledrum.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
timbal
Plural:
timbals

Origin of timbal

  • French timbale from Old French alteration (influenced by cymbale cymbals) of tamballe alteration (influenced by tambour drum) of Old Spanish atabal small drum from Arabic aṭ-ṭabl the drum al- the ṭabl drum tabla

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