Tympano

Tympano

Tym"pa*no\, n.; pl. Tympani. [It. timpano. See Tympanum.] (Mus.) A kettledrum; -- chiefly used in the plural to denote the kettledrums of an orchestra. See Kettledrum. [Written also timpano.]
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