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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.

Usage examples (33)
  • Awl nite ai dreamt dat ai wuz uh member ob an awl maraca band.
  • I'd like to have them put me in a maraca and put your name on it.
  • The buzzer was carrying on like a maraca with a crush on a June bug.
  • That last one looks more like a maraca than a guitar or a beer bottle. for more
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