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Borrowing from Portuguese cavaquinho (cavaquinho), from the diminutive of cavaco (fragment of wood).

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cavaquinho (plural cavaquinhos)

  1. (music) A small guitar-string instrument of Brazilian origin, with four wire or gut strings, played with a plectrum.

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cavaquinhos

EtymologyEdit

Cavaco (fragment of wood) +‎ -inho.

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NounEdit

cavaquinho m (plural cavaquinhos)

  1. diminutive of cavaco
  2. (music) cavaquinho (small string instrument of the European guitar family)

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