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bola

play
noun bo·la \ˈbō-lə\

Definition of bola

plural

bolas

play \-ləz\ also

bolases

  1. :  a cord with weights attached to the ends for throwing at and entangling an animal



Illustration of bola

Variants of bola

or

bolas

play \-ləs\

Origin and Etymology of bola

American Spanish bolas, from Spanish bola ball


First Known Use: 1818

Rhymes with bola


Learn More about bola

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of bola Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about bola


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