Meaning of baó-báo



Dim. of baó. Also: The instep, the forepart of the upper side of the human foot near its junction with the leg; the projecting knob on a Philippine plough, where the "sandígan" is joined to the "kabáyo" of the "dáro, arádo" (plough). The knob is somewhat like the shell of a small tortoise. Hence the name.