rubeba

[ roo-bey-buh ]
/ ruˈbeɪ bə /

noun

a medieval fiddle similar to the rebec.

Nearby words

  1. rubbra,
  2. rubby,
  3. rubdown,
  4. rube,
  5. rube goldberg,
  6. rubedo,
  7. rubefacient,
  8. rubefaction,
  9. rubefy,
  10. rubella

Origin of rubeba

< Medieval Latin < Arabic rabāb; see rebab, rebec

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