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carabao

[kahr-uh-bah-oh] /ˌkɑr əˈbɑ oʊ/
noun, plural carabaos.
1.
(in the Philippines) the water buffalo.
Origin
Philippine Spanish
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Philippine Spanish < Bisayan karabáw
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Examples for carabao
  • The carabao variant is considered as a national symbol in the philippines.
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carabao

/ˌkærəˈbeɪəʊ/
noun (pl) -os
1.
another name for water buffalo
Word Origin
from Visayan karabáw; compare Malay karbaw
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