from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A long, narrow, two-headed drum used in Provence.
- n. One who plays this drum.
- n. A style of dance in lively two-beat rhythm, accompanied by this drum.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Obsolete form of tambourine (percussion instrument)
- n. An old lively Provençal dance, common on the stage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tambourine.
- n. An old Provençal dance of a lively character, common on the stage.
Provençal tambourin, from Old French, diminutive of tambour, tambour; see tambour.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)