: see the next paragraph.
(Ṣ, O, Mṣb, Ḳ) and
↓طِنْبَارٌ (Ṣ, O, Ḳ) [the former vulgarly pronounced طَنْبُور] A certain musical instrument; (O, Mṣb;) [a kind of mandoline with chords of brass wire, which is played with a plectrum;] arabicized, (Ṣ, O, Mṣb, Ḳ,) from the Pers., (Ṣ, O, Mṣb,) originally دُنْبَهْ بَرَّهْ, (Ḳ, TA,) [correctly دُنْبَهْ بَرَهْ, or] دُنْبِ بَرَهْ, (O,) being likened to the tail (أَلْيَة) of a lamb: (O, Ḳ, TA:) so says Aṣ: (O:) pl. طَنَابِيرُ. (MA.) [Accord. to the Mṣb, طُنْبُورٌ is of the measure فُنْعُولٌ: but accord. to the derivation mentioned above, the ن is a radical letter.]
[or, accord. to Golius, on the authority of Meyd, طُنْبُورَانِىٌّ,] A player on the طُنْبُور. (MA.)