from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Guam, Pariti tiliaceum, a tree with tough inner bark, which is the principal source of cordage on the island. Ropes made from it are used for halters of buffalo and cattle, and for cables for ferrying bamboo balsas across the mouths of streams. See balibago, corkwood, and mahoe.


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