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arroba

noun ar·ro·ba \ə-ˈrō-bə\

Definition of ARROBA

1
:  an old Spanish unit of weight equal to about 25 pounds
2
:  an old Portuguese unit of weight equal to about 32 pounds

Origin of ARROBA

Spanish & Portuguese, from Arabic al-rubʽ, literally, the quarter
First Known Use: 1555

Rhymes with ARROBA

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