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boanoun [C]

uk   /ˈbəʊ.ə/  us   /ˈboʊ-/

boa noun [C] (CLOTHING)

a long, thin piece of clothing made of feathers, worn around the neck especially by women: a feather boa

boa noun [C] (SNAKE)

(also boa constrictor) a large, strong snake, found in South and Central America, that kills animals and birds by wrapping itself around them and crushing them
Translations of “boa”
in Vietnamese trăn Nam Mỹ…
in Spanish boa…
in Thai งูเหลือม…
in Malaysian ular boa…
in French boa…
in German die Boa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服, (尤指女裝的)羽毛長圍巾…
in Indonesian ular boa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服, (尤指女式的)羽毛长围巾…
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