Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Tropical plant native to the Philippines grown for its textile and papermaking fibre (Musa textilis) also called Manila hemp.
  • n. The fiber/fibre of this plant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See abaca.

Etymologies

Tagalog name for the plant (Wiktionary)

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