from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Philippines, a tree, Pariti tiliaceum, widely distributed in the tropics.
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- n. shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament
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