Carromata Car`ro*ma"ta, n. [Sp. in Phil. I.] In the Philippines, a light, two-wheeled, boxlike vehicle usually drawn by a single native pony and used to convey passengers within city limits or for traveling. It is the common public carriage. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • car|ro|ma|ta — «KAHR roh MAH tah», noun. (in the Philippines) a two wheeled work cart, usually pulled by one horse or other draft animal. ╂[< Philippine Spanish carromata < Italian carromatto low, four wheeled cart < Latin carrus (see etym. under car… …   Useful english dictionary

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