Meaning of BOLA in English


I. ˈbōlə noun

or bo·las -ləs, -ˌläs

( plural bolas -ləz ; also bolases -ləsə̇z)

Etymology: American Spanish bolas, plural of Spanish bola ball, from Old Spanish, from Old Provençal, from Latin bulla bubble, ball — more at poll (head)

: a weapon that consists of two or more usually stone or iron balls attached to the ends of a cord and that is used for hurling at and entangling an animal


II. ˈbō(ˌ)lä noun

( -s )

Etymology: Bengali bolā, perhaps of Dravidian origin; akin to Malayalam & Kanarese poḷḷu hollow

India : majagua a

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