barong

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noun ba·rong \bə-ˈrȯŋ, -ˈräŋ\

Definition of barong

  1. :  a thick-backed thin-edged knife or sword used by the Moros

Origin and Etymology of barong

probably from Maranao (Austronesian language of southern Mindanao)


First Known Use: 1887


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