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ocarina

noun oc·a·ri·na \ˌä-kə-ˈrē-nə\

Definition of OCARINA

:  a simple wind instrument typically having an oval body with finger holes and a projecting mouthpiece

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Origin of OCARINA

Italian, from Italian dialect, diminutive of oca goose, from Late Latin auca, ultimately from Latin avis bird — more at aviary
First Known Use: 1877

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

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