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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A percussion instrument of Latin American origin made of a serrated gourd and played by scraping a stick along its surface.

Usage examples (24)
  • The guiro is the topic for today's 9: 30 Coffee Break
  • Add the rhythmic, ratchety sound of a guiro, along with a singer or two, and you have a basic parranda.
  • The invention also comes in guiro a gourd-derived latin percussion instrument, wikipedia entry here and tambourine versions.
  • This technology is adaptable to almost any type of apparel and they have also made air tambourines and an air guiro, a percussion instrument. for more
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