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Etymology

Tagalog name for the plant

Noun

Singular
abaca

Plural
s

abaca (s)
  1. Tropical plant native to the Philippines grown for its textile and papermaking fibre (Musa textilis) also called Manila hemp.
  2. (uncountable) The fiber/fibre of this plant.

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French

Noun

abaca m.

  1. abaca (the plant)
  2. Manilla hemp

Portuguese

Noun

abaca

  1. abaca (the plant)
  2. Manilla hemp

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