Definition of barong
: a thick-backed thin-edged knife or sword used by the Moros
Recent Examples of barong from the Web
There were former premiers in military garb, bishops in cassocks and collars, and diplomats in barong shirts.
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Origin and Etymology of barong
probably from Maranao (Austronesian language of southern Mindanao)
First Known Use: 1887See Words from the same year
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