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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The halfbeak, Hemiramphus brasiliensis.
  • n. A name in the Philippine Islands of Dipterocarpus vernicifluus, a forest-tree which yields a fragrant resin called balao balsam or malapaho balsam, highly prized by artists as a varnish for pictures. See panao.

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