[bah-rawng, -rong, buh-]
- a large, broad-bladed knife or cleaver used by the Moros.
Origin of barong
First recorded in 1840–50; apparently Philippine variant of parang
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Examples from the Web for barong
A Moro kris was crossed with a barong, and both weapons dripped blood.
Rick saw him lift a pirate bodily, pluck the barong from his hand, and throw him against two other pirates.
But he could see enough to know that the pirate carried a rifle and had a barong tucked into his belt.
- a broad-bladed cleaver-like knife used in the Philippines
from Moro; see parang
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