carromata

carromata

[kar-uh-mah-tuh; Spanish kahr-raw-mah-tah]
noun, plural carromatas [kar-uh-mah-tuhz; Spanish kahr-raw-mah-tahs] .
(in the Philippines) a light, two-wheeled covered vehicle, usually drawn by one horse.

Origin:
< Spanish carromato < Italian carromatto cart, equivalent to carro (< Latin carrus; see car1) + matto stupid, drunk (referring to the cart's motion)

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