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wheelbarrow

noun [C]  /ˈhwilˌbær·oʊ, ˈwil-/ us  
a movable container with a wheel at the front and two handles at the back, used esp. for moving building materials and in gardening
Translations of “wheelbarrow”
in Korean 외바퀴 손수레…
in Arabic عَرَبة يَدّ بِعَجَلة وَاحِدة…
in Portuguese carrinho de mão…
in Catalan carretó…
in Japanese 手押し車…
in Italian carriola…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指花園中的)手推車,獨輪車…
in Russian тачка…
in Turkish el arabası…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指花园中的)手推车,独轮车…
in Polish taczka…
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