橄欖球

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Chinese[edit]

European olive ball; sphere
trad. (橄欖球) 橄欖
simp. (橄榄球) 橄榄

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

橄欖球

  1. rugby
  2. American football
  3. the ball used in a game of rugby or American football

Usage notes[edit]

This term is used to suggest a game involving an oblong or ovoid ball. To avoid ambiguity, the term 美式橄榄球 should be used for American Football.