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vuvuzela

[voo-voo-zel-uh]
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noun
  1. South African. a long, plastic horn that makes a loud, monotone sound, typically blown by South African fans at soccer matches.
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Origin of vuvuzela

probably from Zulu vuvu
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vuvuzela

noun
  1. Southern African an elongated plastic instrument that football fans blow to make a loud noise similar to the trumpeting of an elephant
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Word Origin

C20: from Zulu
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