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addaword.gifdefinition of caxirola

noun
a plastic rattle that has been designed for use by spectators at football matches during the World Cup in Brazil in 2014
The caxirola is an instrument designed by a committee of the Brazilian Ministry of Sport with football in mind: a yellow and green piece of recycled plastic – small enough to fit on one hand – that looks a little like a hand grenade but which makes an inoffensive and not very loud rattling sound.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/04/2013 16:00:00
Definition of caxirola from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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