ca·​book | \ kəˈbu̇k \
plural -s

Definition of cabook

: laterite as used as building material in Sri Lanka

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First Known Use of cabook

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cabook

probably modification of Portuguese cavouco quarry, irregular from cavo hollow, concave, from Latin cavus

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“Cabook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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