matraca

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish matraca, from Arabic مطرقة (miTraqa, hammer), from طرق (Táraqa, to knock, to rap).

Noun[edit]

matraca (plural matracas)

  1. A type of wooden rattle from Latin America, ratchet, noisemaker.

Portuguese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

matraca f (plural matracas)

  1. (music) ratchet, wooden rattle
  2. chatterbox

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Arabic مطرقة (miTraqa, hammer), from طرق (Táraqa, to knock, to rap).

Noun[edit]

matraca f (plural matracas)

  1. (music) ratchet, wooden rattle
  2. (colloquial) a pestering, plaguing

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