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tamburitza

[tam-boo r-it-suh, tam-buh-rit-suh]
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noun
  1. one of a family of mandolinlike stringed instruments of southern Slavic regions.

Origin of tamburitza

1925–30; < Serbo-Croatian tàmburica, diminutive of tàmbura a stringed instrument < Turkish tambura < Persian ṭanbūr; see tambura
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