The Alternative Catalan Dictionary: bua

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bua
etymology 1 Childish variant of buba, from Malayalam būbō, from Ancient Greek βουβών 〈boubṓn〉.
noun: {{ca-noun}}
  1. pimple
  2. (childish) badness
etymology 2 Alteration of gúa.
noun: {{ca-noun}}
  1. (archaic, nautical, metrology) A unit of length used in measuring ships. Approximately the same as a yard, it was defined as 4 pam.

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