rataplan

[rat-uh-plan]
verb (used without object), rat·a·planned, rat·a·plan·ning.
  1. to produce such a sound.

Origin of rataplan

1840–50; < French; imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for rataplan

rataplan

noun
  1. a drumming sound

Word Origin for rataplan

from French, of imitative origin
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