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boanoun [C]

uk   /ˈbəʊ.ə/  us   /ˈboʊ-/

boa noun [C] (CLOTHING)

a ​long, ​thinpiece of ​clothing made of ​feathers, ​worn around the ​neckespecially by women: a ​feather boa

boa noun [C] (SNAKE)

(also boa constrictor) a ​large, ​strongsnake, ​found in ​South and Central ​America, that ​killsanimals and ​birds by ​wrapping itself around them and ​crushing them
(Definition of boa from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “boa”
in Spanish boa…
in Vietnamese trăn Nam Mỹ…
in Malaysian ular boa…
in Thai งูเหลือม…
in French boa…
in German die Boa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服, (尤指女式的)羽毛长围巾…
in Indonesian ular boa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服, (尤指女裝的)羽毛長圍巾…
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