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rataplan

[ rat-uh-plan ]
/ 藢r忙t 蓹藞pl忙n /
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noun
a sound of or as of the beating of a drum.
verb (used without object), rat路a路planned, rat路a路plan路ning.
to produce such a sound.
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Origin of rataplan

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

rataplan
/ (藢r忙t蓹藞pl忙n) /

noun
a drumming sound

Word Origin for rataplan

from French, of imitative origin
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