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addaword.gifdefinition of berimbau

noun
an instrument played when people are dancing capoeira, which is a Brazilian martial art that comes originally from Africa
I've been trying to learn how to play the berimbau, but it's quite complex.
Submitted by: Jessyca from Brazil on 01/03/2010 13:42:00
Definition of berimbau from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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