Definition of naker in English:

naker

Syllabification: na·ker
Pronunciation: /ˈnākər
 
/

noun

historical
  • A kettledrum.
    More example sentences
    • Many chronicles attest that the nakers were a standard part of the royal military establishment, but they were also evident in civilian and dance music ensembles.
    • An expert on his nakers might well be accomplished on other instruments, like the symphony, a forerunner of the hurdy-gurdy.
    • Ironically, the lute, shawm and nakers had all been recently imported to Europe from the Middle East.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French nacaire, from Arabic naḳḳāra 'drum'.

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