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tambour

[ tam-boor, tam-boor ]
/ ˈtæm bʊər, tæmˈbʊər /
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noun
verb (used with or without object)
to embroider on a tambour.
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Origin of tambour

1475–85; <Middle French: drum ≪ Arabic tanbūr lute <Medieval Greek pandoúra;cf. bandore
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British Dictionary definitions for tambour

tambour
/ (ˈtæmbʊə) /

noun
verb
to embroider (fabric or a design) on a tambour

Word Origin for tambour

C15: from French, from tabour tabor
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