tamburitza

[ tam-boor-it-suh, tam-buh-rit-suh ]
/ tæmˈbʊər ɪt sə, ˌtæm bəˈrɪt sə /

noun

one of a family of mandolinlike stringed instruments of southern Slavic regions.

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Origin of tamburitza

1925–30; <Serbo-Croatian tàmburica, diminutive of tàmbura a stringed instrument <Turkish tambura<Persian ṭanbūr;see tambura
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