Meaning of karapitsi



n. sugarcane crushing apparatus composed of two steel rollers stood vertically on a platform, turned by a long piece of timber which is pulled by a carabao. The carabao is made to walk round and round to turn the rollers while the sugarcane stalks are fed into them one or two at a time, and the juice is squeezed out into a vat; v. crush and squeeze juice out of sugarcane stalks with the karapitsi. karapitsihun ug bàbà having a mouth like a karapitsi—i.e., a voracious eater.