- an Asian musical instrument of the lute family having a small, round body and a long neck.
Origin of tambura
< Hindi < Arabic ṭanbūr (see tambour)
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Indeed, so wary did we become that the twang of the Tambura, from a distance, scared us away and utterly failed to bag us.My Reminiscences