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ruana

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noun ru·a·na \rü-ˈä-nə\

Definition of ruana

  1. :  a woolen covering resembling a poncho



Origin and Etymology of ruana

American Spanish, from Spanish, woolen fabric


First Known Use: circa 1903


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