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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sacrificial plumed stick. Also written baho.
  • n. In the Philippine Islands, Mangifera altissima, a lofty forest-tree, allied to the mango, but bearing much smaller fruit. The latter is preserved by the natives, who gather it before it is ripe and pickle it in vinegar.


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