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Topic: MUSIC

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Hawaiian
Origin: ukulele, from uku 'small person' + lele 'jumping'

ukulele

noun
     
u‧ku‧le‧le , ukelele [countable]
APM a musical instrument with four strings, like a small guitar
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