PUSWELO or PUSUWELO

puswelo
small cup or bowl

pusuwelo
measuring cup


etymology: from the Spanish word pozuelo, meaning
'a small well' or 'a small pit in the ground where water is collected'


The Spanish word for 'water well' is pozo.


The word puswelo ("cup") is no longer widely used in Filipino conversation.
The now more common word is tasa.


The spelling puswelo is a shortened form of pusuwelo.