maraca maraca

Definition(s):

  • (n) a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow gourd containing pebbles or beans; often played in pairs

Usage(s):

  • Every moment I'm not shaking it like an electric maraca, it ceases to blow.

News

  • Review: In rain, Arturo Sandoval brings fire

    Maracas in the rain, now that is something beautiful. If, as one has to believe, there are scant opportunities in a lifetime to experience world-class maraca playing in a thunderstorm, one of them came Saturday night on a mountainside outside of Park City, the pelting rain and the dancing seeds of the instrument moving apace to accompany legendary Cuban trumpet virtuoso Arturo Sandoval. Backed ...
    on July 15, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

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