Origin of ocarina
Examples from the Web for ocarina
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, considered by some to be the best game of all time, was remade for the 3DS in 2011.
The neighbouring forest was soon echoing the strident notes of xylophone, banjo, ocarina and trombone.Indo-China and Its Primitive People|Henry Baudesson
Im a-goin south from here to give a Chinese lady a lesson on the ocarina.Dust of the Desert|Robert Welles Ritchie
Ma'am, if you never do, at least remember that the flute was an ocarina.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
British Dictionary definitions for ocarina
Word Origin for ocarina
Word Origin and History for ocarina
1877, from Italian ocarina, diminutive of oca "goose" (so called for its shape), from Vulgar Latin *auca, from Latin avicula "small bird," diminutive of avis "bird" (see aviary).