from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Mexican tree introduced into the Philippines. See kamachiles.


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  • The camanchile had no fragrant flowers; but still its crown was beautifully shaped, for the leaves received as much light as the leaves of the other trees.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • He flew with it to a branch of a camanchile-tree, where he sat down and began to eat.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • Once upon a time there grew in a forest a large camanchile-tree [107] with spreading branches.

    Filipino Popular Tales


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