carromata

noun car·ro·ma·ta \ˌkarəˈmätə\

Definition of carromata

plural

-s

Philippines

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at car, mat


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