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capoeira

[kap-oo-air-uh]
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noun
  1. a dance form incorporating martial arts elements, originating in Brazil as a system of physical discipline and movement.
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capoeira

noun
  1. a movement discipline combining martial art and dance, which originated among African slaves in 19th-century Brazil
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Word Origin

C20: from Portuguese
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