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Meaning of TAM-TAM

Pronunciation:  tam tam

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a soft-headed drumstick
 

TAM-TAM is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: gong
 
 See Also: percussion instrument, percussive instrument

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tam"-tam`\, n. [Hind.; of imitative origin.] (Mus.)
(a) A kind of drum used in the East Indies and other Oriental
    countries; -- called also {tom-tom}.
(b) A gong. See {Gong}, n., 1.

 

 

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