choro

noun
cho·​ro | \ ˈshōr(ˌ)ü \
plural -s

Definition of choro

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a Brazilian dance band also : a piece played by such a band
2 : a musical piece in the style of or suggesting Brazilian folk music

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Definition of choro- (Entry 2 of 2)

— see chor-

History and Etymology for choro

Noun

Portuguese chôro, literally, weeping, from chorar to weep, from Latin plorare to cry out, to bewail, probably of imitative origin

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“Choro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/choro. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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