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pi·ņa·ta [or] pi·na·ta

piñata [or] pinata

 
pronunciation:
pin ya t
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part of speech: noun
definition: a colorful decorated container, often in the shape of a star, animal, or popular character, that is filled with candies, gifts, or other treats. The container is suspended in the air so that children, blindfolded, may try to break it open so that the treats may be gathered from the ground. The piņata is of Latin American origin.
 
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