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ocarina
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ocarina
oc·a·ri·na  audio  (k-rn) KEY 

NOUN:
A small terra-cotta or plastic wind instrument with finger holes, a mouthpiece, and an elongated ovoid shape.

ETYMOLOGY:
Italian, from dialectal ucarenna, diminutive of Italian oca, goose (from the fact that its mouthpiece is shaped like a goose's beak), from Vulgar Latin *auca, from *avica, from Latin avis, bird; see awi- in Indo-European roots



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