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Noun: timbal  tim-bul
  1. A corrugated exoskeletal structure used to produce sounds in insects
    "In male cicadas, the timbals are membranes in the abdomen, responsible for the characteristic sound";
    - tymbal
  2. [archaic] A kettledrum
    - tymbal [archaic]

Derived forms: timbals

Encyclopedia: Timbal