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[gweer-oh; Spanish gee-raw]
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noun, plural gui·ro.
  1. a South American musical instrument consisting of a hollow gourd with serrated surface that is scraped with a stick.

Origin of guiro

1895–1900; < American Spanish güiro, literally, gourd, probably < Taino
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