timpani

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian timpani, plural of timpano (drum), from Latin tympanum (drum), from Ancient Greek τύμπανον (túmpanon), from τύπτω (túptō, I strike, I hit).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɪmpəni/
  • Hyphenation: tim‧pa‧ni

Noun[edit]

timpani (usually uncountable, plural timpanis)

  1. (music) The set of precision kettledrums in an orchestra.
    Synonyms: kettledrums, naker, temple drums, timps

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timpani m

  1. plural of timpano

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