carromata

noun
car·​ro·​ma·​ta | \ ˌkarəˈmätə \
plural -s

Definition of carromata

Philippines
: a light 2-wheeled boxlike passenger vehicle usually drawn by a single native pony

History and Etymology for carromata

Philippine Spanish, alteration of Spanish carromato horse-drawn covered cart, from Italian carromatto low 4-wheeled cart without sides, from carro cart, vehicle (from Latin carrus) + matto mad, crazy, from Latin mattus stupid, drunk

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“Carromata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carromata. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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