The term also applies to the wall of a circular structure, whether on the ground or raised aloft on pendentives and carrying a dome (also known as a tholobate), and to the drum-shaped segments of a column, which is built up in several courses.
- Chisholm 1911, p. 388.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Tambour". Encyclopædia Britannica. 26 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 388.
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