noun ca·va·qui·nho \ˌkavəˈkē(ˌ)nyü\

Definition of cavaquinho



  1. :  a Brazilian stringed musical instrument somewhat smaller than a ukulele

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Origin and Etymology of cavaquinho

Portuguese, diminutive of cavaco piece of wood, from cavar to dig out, hollow out, from Latin cavare to hollow out

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