Pua vs Guiro - What's the difference?

pua | guiro |


As nouns the difference between pua and guiro

is that pua is a scraper or stick used to play a guiro while guiro is a musical instrument made of a hollow gourd with parallel notches cut in one side, and played by rubbing a stick or scraper ("pua") along the notches to produce a ratchet-like sound.

pua

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A scraper or stick used to play a guiro.
  • Anagrams

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    guiro

    English

    (wikipedia guiro)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A musical instrument made of a hollow gourd with parallel notches cut in one side, and played by rubbing a stick or scraper ("pua") along the notches to produce a ratchet-like sound.
  • * 2006 , Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day , Vintage 2007, p. 721:
  • The house band consisted of gigantic guitars, fiddles, trumpets, and accordion, with rhythms provided by a batería including timbales, guiros , and congas.

    Synonyms

    agbe, shekere, ralabazo, ruayo, ralladera, rascador, güira