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  • n. A fabric made in Manila from the older leaf sheaths of the abaca (Musa textilis).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fabric made in Manila from the older leaf sheaths of the abaca (Musa textilis).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The strong outer fiber of the abaca or Musa textilis of Manila, made into cordage, especially into the well-known Manila white rope.

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