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

[Spanish, from Visayan karabáw, from Malay kerbau.]


n, pl -os
(Animals) another name for water buffalo
[from Visayan karabáw; compare Malay karbaw]


(ˌkɑr əˈbɑ oʊ)

n., pl. -ba•os.
(in the Philippines) the water buffalo.
[1895–1900; < Philippine Sp < Bisayan karabáw]
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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Six carabaos with implements, bags of registered rice seeds and open pollinated corn seeds were raffled off while every farmer received assorted vegetable seeds for their household gulayan project.
these are coconut and orchid farmers with chickens, pigs and carabaos (water buffalo).
This is evidenced in the background of the military officials in the brutal pacification of the American Indians, and in Major Waller's linking the Chinese and Filipino as targeted enemies: "In eleven days, my men have burned 255 dwellings, slaughtered 13 carabaos and killed 39 insurgents.
The 1998 Animal Welfare Act of the Philippines says that only cattle, pigs, goats, sheep, poultry, rabbits, carabaos, horses, deer and crocodiles could be killed for food.
Family entertainment Condos More convenient parking: garage or slanted, one way parking for tight areas More parking at Chamorro Village A boardwalk By entertainment= more cultural activities; it plays a huge attraction and also cultural huts, or carabaos, or even what they used back then Busy City Environs Clean, Agana River, used for light kayaking with small outside eateries along the banks.
The animal service costs were computed as follows: There are many farms which do not hire animal services but use carabaos they own.
Photo entries ran the gamut from a view of the cliffs below the UOG Marine Lab, the canons at Fort Soledad and Adelup, Asan War in the Pacific Park, and Piti bomb holes, to a flame tree, a coconut crab, carabaos, snails, mangos, and a clown fish.