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timbrel (n.)

percussive Middle Eastern instrument, c. 1500, diminutive of timbre (14c.), from Old French timbre in its older sense of "drum" (see timbre). Used in Bible translations, chiefly to render Hebrew toph, cognate with Arabic duff "drum," of imitative origin.

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Definitions of timbrel from WordNet

timbrel (n.)
small hand drum similar to a tambourine; formerly carried by itinerant jugglers;
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