carabao

[ kahr-uh-bah-oh ]
/ ˌkɑr əˈbɑ oʊ /

noun, plural ca·ra·ba·os.

(in the Philippines) the water buffalo.

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Origin of carabao

1895–1900; <Philippine Spanish <Bisayan karabáw
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British Dictionary definitions for carabao

carabao
/ (ˌkærəˈbeɪəʊ) /

noun plural -os

another name for water buffalo

Word Origin for carabao

from Visayan karabáw; compare Malay karbaw
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