- a game played on horseback by two teams of four players each, who attempt to drive a small wooden ball through the opponents' goal with a mallet having a long, flexible handle
- water polo
Origin of poloultimately ; from Tibet dialect, dialectal , variant, variety of pulu, properly, the name of the ball
Polo, Marco 1254-1324; Venetian traveler in E Asia
- a. A game played by two teams of three or four players on horseback who are equipped with long-handled mallets for driving a small wooden ball through the opponents' goal.b. Water polo.
- A polo shirt.
Origin of poloBalti (Tibeto-Burman language of Pakistan), ball; akin to Tibetan (Lhasa dialect) pulu.
(usually uncountable, plural polos)
The word polo has the following commercial uses:
- Polo Mints - A white mint flavoured sweet with a hole in the centre.
- VW Polo - A type of car manufactured by Volkswagen
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