Return to tambourine (definition)
A small drum, especially a shallow drum with only one skin, played on with the hand, and having bells at the sides; a timbrel.
Tam`bour*ine" (?), n.
A South American wild dove (Tympanistria tympanistria), mostly white, with black-tiped wings and tail. Its resonant note is said to be ventriloquous.