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barong

[bah-rawng, -rong, buh-] /bɑˈrɔŋ, -ˈrɒŋ, bə-/
noun
1.
a large, broad-bladed knife or cleaver used by the Moros.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; apparently Philippine variant of parang
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barong

/bæˈrɒŋ/
noun
1.
a broad-bladed cleaver-like knife used in the Philippines
Word Origin
from Moro; see parang
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