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 (kăr′ə-bou′, kä′rə-)
n. pl. car·a·baos

[Spanish, from Visayan karabáw, from Malay kerbau.]
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n, pl -os
(Animals) another name for water buffalo
[from Visayan karabáw; compare Malay karbaw]
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(ˌkɑr əˈbɑ oʊ)

n., pl. -ba•os.
(in the Philippines) the water buffalo.
[1895–1900; < Philippine Sp < Bisayan karabáw]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carabao - water buffalo of the Philippinescarabao - water buffalo of the Philippines  
Asiatic buffalo, Bubalus bubalis, water buffalo, water ox - an Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animal
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