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guiro

[gweer-oh; Spanish gee-raw] /ˈgwɪər oʊ; Spanish ˈgi rɔ/
noun, plural guiro.
1.
a South American musical instrument consisting of a hollow gourd with serrated surface that is scraped with a stick.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < American Spanish güiro, literally, gourd, probably < Taino
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