A large frame drum, resembling a tambourine, used to accompany popular and classical music in the Middle East. (noun)
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Use "daf" in a sentence
"The gene, known as daf-2, encodes a receptor for insulin as well as for IGF-1."
"Bijan Kamkar, who plays a frame drum called the daf, provides a natural point of focus with his powerful vocals, but given the group's deep pool of talent-it usually tours with six to eight musicians-you can train your ears on anyone in the lineup without getting bored."
"The artfully composed sounds of the sitar and tabla, some vocals, along with viola, cello, and daf, comprise the album's eight songs."