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panga Syllabification: pan·ga
Pronunciation: /ˈpaNGɡə/

Definition of panga in English:


A bladed African tool like a machete.
Example sentences
  • Patice is given a panga, ploughshare, planer, bag of maize, bag of beans and small packets of tomato, onion, pumpkin and cabbage seed and he puts all of these in a hessian bag.
  • Meanwhile, five people are battling for their lives after being attacked by two men armed with pangas and knives on Sunday around 03: 00 hours at a new market in Mkushi.
  • ‘We put our own lives at risk because these boys carry long knives and pangas when they enter the school premises,’ he said.



Words that rhyme with panga

anger, clangour (US clangor), Katanga, languor, manga, sangar, tanga, Tauranga, Zamboanga
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