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 < Arabic ṭanbūr (see tambour)

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To tambura
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: tambur
Next Definition: tamburica
Words Near: tambura
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for tambura
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing tambura
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature