ruana

noun
ru·​a·​na | \ rü-ˈä-nə How to pronounce ruana (audio) \

Definition of ruana

: a woolen covering resembling a poncho

First Known Use of ruana

1814, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ruana

American Spanish, from Spanish, woolen fabric

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“Ruana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruana. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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