- ['tasə]noun W. Indian a large one-sided Indian goatskin drum, typically hung from the neck.Origintassa from Hindi.
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Tassa — drums are found amongst Indo Caribbean people. The word tassa comes from the Persian tash and Hindi tasha , which both mean kettle drum . The drum is an Indo caribbean version of Indian and Persian precursors. Tassa groups can be found in… … Wikipedia
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