[ Spanish kah-le-sah ]

  1. (in the Philippines) a small, two-wheeled calash.

Origin of calesa

<Spanish <French calèchecalèche

Words Nearby calesa Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use calesa in a sentence

  • The two-wheeled trap, called a calesa, is the chief conveyance.

  • I stopped the calesa, hailed him, and inquired was he fond of rheumatic fever.

    Romantic Spain | John Augustus O'Shea