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abaca abaka the Manila-hemp plant, or its fiber.
balibuntal (a hat made of) fine, closely-woven straw.
boondock a remote and wild place. [Tagalog bundok, mountain].
buntal the straw of the TALIPOT palm.
capiz the translucent shell of a bivalve mollusc, used in making jewellery. Pl. CAPIZES.
dita a tree of India and the Philippines.
kabaragoya a very large monitor lizard of SE Asia.
kalumpit a Philippine tree of the myrobalan genus.
lauan a lightweight hardwood timber produced by various Philippine trees.
lumbang the candle-nut tree.
pili a kind of nut.
piso a Philippines monetary unit > PISOS.
salangane a swiftlet that builds edible nests.
taguan a giant flying squirrel of SE Asia.
tamarao tamarau timarau a small wild buffalo of the Philippines.

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