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hoe

noun [C]  us   /hoʊ/
a garden tool with a long handle and a short blade, used to remove weeds (= unwanted plants) and break up the surface of the ground
Translations of “hoe”
in Arabic مِعول, مَجرَفة…
in Korean 괭이…
in Malaysian cangkul…
in French binette…
in Turkish çapa…
in Italian zappa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鋤頭…
in Russian тяпка…
in Polish motyka…
in Vietnamese cái cuốc…
in Spanish azada, azadón…
in Portuguese enxada…
in Thai จอบ…
in German die Hacke…
in Catalan aixada…
in Japanese くわ(ガーデニング・農業の道具)…
in Indonesian pangkur, cangkul…
in Chinese (Simplified) 锄头…
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