Tombak meaning

(music) A type of goblet drum used heavily in Persian music.
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A brass alloy also known as red-bronze. Term used where zinc content is below 28%. Usually consists of 84-90 % zinc and 16-10% copper, sometimes including arsenic to mimic gold. Also called German brass or Dutch brass.
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Origin of tombak

  • From Dutch, from Indonesian tembaga (“copper”), from Javanese. Entered Dutch usage during colonial period.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Persian تنبک (tombak).

    From Wiktionary