WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
tim•pa•ni or tym•pa•ni /ˈtɪmpəni/USA pronunciation  n. [plural;  used with a plural verb]
  • Music and Dancea set of kettledrums, as used in an orchestra.
  • tim•pa•nist, n. [countable]

    WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
    tim•pa•ni  (timpə nē),USA pronunciation n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
    1. Music and Dancea set of kettledrums, esp. as used in an orchestra or band.
    Also,  tympani.  timpa•nist, n. 
    • Greek týmpanon
    • Latin tympanum
    • Italian, plural of timpano kettledrum

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