tampur
Tamboura Tam*bour"a, n. 1. (Mus.) A stringed musical instrument resembling a lute but lacking frets, with a small round body and a long neck, used to produce an accompaniment for singing; -- called also {tambur}, {tambour}, and {tampur}. [Also spelled {tambura}.] [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tambour — Tamboura Tam*bour a, n. 1. (Mus.) A stringed musical instrument resembling a lute but lacking frets, with a small round body and a long neck, used to produce an accompaniment for singing; called also {tambur}, {tambour}, and {tampur}. [Also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tamboura — Tam*bour a, n. 1. (Mus.) A stringed musical instrument resembling a lute but lacking frets, with a small round body and a long neck, used to produce an accompaniment for singing; called also {tambur}, {tambour}, and {tampur}. [Also spelled… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tambur — Tamboura Tam*bour a, n. 1. (Mus.) A stringed musical instrument resembling a lute but lacking frets, with a small round body and a long neck, used to produce an accompaniment for singing; called also {tambur}, {tambour}, and {tampur}. [Also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tambura — Tamboura Tam*bour a, n. 1. (Mus.) A stringed musical instrument resembling a lute but lacking frets, with a small round body and a long neck, used to produce an accompaniment for singing; called also {tambur}, {tambour}, and {tampur}. [Also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tambura — /tam boor euh/, n. an Asian musical instrument of the lute family having a small, round body and a long neck. Also, tamboura, tambur /tam boor /, tampur, tanbur. [ < Hindi < Ar tanbur (see TAMBOUR)] * * * …   Universalium

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