chocalho

noun
cho·​ca·​lho | \shüˈkal(ˌ)yü\
variants: or less commonly chucalho
plural -s

Definition of chocalho 

: a Brazilian rattle commonly consisting of a gourd with its dried seeds inside or a metal sphere with pellets and used as a rhythm instrument

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History and Etymology for chocalho

Portuguese, cowbell, rattle, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin cloccaculum, from Medieval Latin clocca bell

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