cho·ca·lho | \ shüˈkal(ˌ)yü\
variants: or less commonly chucalho
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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