See also: Maraca

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese, derived from Old Tupi maráka[1] or Guaraní mbaraka.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /məˈɹæ.kə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /məˈɹɑ.kə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ækə

NounEdit

maraca (plural maracas)

  1. (music) A Latin American percussion instrument consisting of a hollow-gourd rattle containing pebbles or beans and often played in pairs, as a rhythm instrument.
  2. (slang, in the plural) breasts

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ maraca” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish maraca.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maraca f (plural maraques)

  1. maraca

DanishEdit

NounEdit

maraca c (singular definite maracaen, plural indefinite maracaer)

  1. maraca

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Tupi maráka[1] or Guaraní mbaraka

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maraca f (plural maracas)

  1. A maraca, percussion instrument

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Guaraní mbaracá

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧ra‧ca

NounEdit

maraca f (plural maracas)

  1. A maraca, percussion instrument
  2. (Chile, Argentina, derogatory) A whore
  3. (Chile, Argentina, derogatory) A gay

Related termsEdit

  • ^ maraca” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.