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jarana

noun ja·ra·na \ həˈränə \

Definition of jarana

plural -s
1 :a large Central American manbarklak (Eschweilera jarana) with hard heavy durable wood used chiefly for heavy construction
2 :the salmon pink to reddish brown variegated wood of the jarana

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Origin and Etymology of jarana

American Spanish


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jarana

noun \ " \

Definition of jarana

plural -s
1 :a couple dance of Yucatan that is performed with waltz and zapateado steps
2 :a stringed instrument of Mexico resembling a ukulele

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Origin and Etymology of jarana

American Spanish, from Spanish, fun, merrymaking, trick, deceit, alteration of harana, arana trick, deceit


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