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ba·rong 1(bə-rông′, -rŏng′)
A long, broad, leaf-shaped knife used as both a weapon and tool by the Moros of the Philippines.
[Maranao (Austronesian language of the southern Philippines); akin to Malay parang, parang.]
ba·rong 2(bə-rông′, -rŏng′)
A lightweight, embroidered shirt of Filipino origin, having a collar, a straight hem worn outside the pants, and buttons partway or all the way down the front.
[Tagalog, from baro ng Tagalog : baro, garment for the upper body, dress + ng, linking particle + Tagalog, Tagalog.]
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a broad-bladed cleaver-like knife used in the Philippines
[from Moro; see parang]
ba•rong(bɑˈrɔŋ, -ˈrɒŋ, bə-)
a large, broad-bladed knife or cleaver used by the Moros.