Definition of madal in English:

madal

(South African madala) (also maddale)

noun

  • A double-headed drum used in Nepal and eastern India.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Arthur Strangways (1859–1948), music critic and editor. From Nepali, Assamese, Bengali mādal from Sanskrit mardala.

Pronunciation

madal

/ˈmɑːdəl/