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carromata

[ kar-uh-mah-tuh; Spanish kahr-raw-mah-tah ]
/ ˌkær əˈmɑ tə; Spanish ˌkɑr rɔˈmɑ tɑ /
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noun, plural car·ro·ma·tas [kar-uh-mah-tuhz; Spanish kahr-raw-mah-tahs]. /ˌkær əˈmɑ təz; Spanish ˌkɑr rɔˈmɑ tɑs/.

(in the Philippines) a light, two-wheeled covered vehicle, usually drawn by one horse.

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Origin of carromata

<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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