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maracasnoun [plural]

uk   us   /məˈræk.əz/
a ​musicalinstrument consisting of two ​hollowcontainersfilled with ​beans or ​smallstones. They are ​shaken to ​provide the ​rhythm for some ​types of ​music.
(Definition of maracas from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “maracas”
in Chinese (Simplified) 沙球(一种打击乐器)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沙鈴,響葫蘆(一種打擊樂器)…
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