polo

play
noun po·lo \ˈpō-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of polo

  1. 1 :  a game played by teams of players on horseback using mallets with long flexible handles to drive a wooden ball through goalposts

  2. 2 :  water polo

  3. 3 :  polo shirt

poloist

play \ˈpō-(ˌ)lō-ist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of polo

Balti, ball


First Known Use: 1872


Polo

play
biographical name Po·lo \ˈpō-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of Polo

  1. Mar*co play \ˈmär-(ˌ)kō\ 1254–1324 Venetian traveler


POLO Defined for English Language Learners

polo

play
noun po·lo \ˈpō-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of polo for English Language Learners

  • : a game played by two teams of four players who ride horses while using long mallets to hit a wooden ball into a goal


POLO Defined for Kids

polo

play
noun po·lo \ˈpō-lō\

Definition of polo for Students

  1. :  a game played by teams of players on horseback who use long-handled mallets to hit a wooden ball into a goal


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