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

choro-

Definition of choro- (Entry 2 of 2)

— see chor-

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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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