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  • n. A kettledrum; a kind of tabor used by the Moors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kettledrum; a kind of tabor, used by the Moors.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Moorish tambour.

Etymologies

Spanish atabal, from Arabic at-tabl the drum, tabala to beat the drum. Compare tymbal. (Wiktionary)

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