Definitions for ocarinaˌɒk əˈri nə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
oc•a•ri•naˌɒk əˈri nə(n.)(pl.)-nas.
a simple musical wind instrument shaped somewhat like an elongated egg with a mouthpiece and finger holes.
Category: Music and Dance
Ref: Also called sweet potato.
Origin of ocarina:
1875–80; < It, orig. dial. (Emilia), dim. of oca goose, so called from the instrument's shape
ocarina, sweet potato(noun)
egg-shaped terra cotta wind instrument with a mouthpiece and finger holes
A woodwind musical instrument that is closed at both sides to produce an enclosed space, and punctured with finger holes.
Origin: Borrowed from ocarina, literally “little goose”, due to the musical instrument’s resemblance to the animal.