berimbau(redirected from Berimbao)
Related to Berimbao: berimbau
A musical instrument with a gourd resonator and a single steel wire stretched across a long pole or stick.
[Portuguese, from Kimbundu mbi-rimbau : mbi-, n. pref. + -rimbau, berimbau.]
(Instruments) a Brazilian single-stringed bowed instrument, used to accompany capoeira
[from the quimbundo (an Angolan language) word mbirimbau]