Associations to the word «Abaca»

Wiktionary

ABACA, noun. Musa textilis, a species of banana tree native to the Philippines grown for its textile and papermaking fibre. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
ABACA, noun. (uncountable) The fiber of this plant, used in rope. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]

Dictionary definition

ABACA, noun. A kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines.
ABACA, noun. Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc.

Wise words

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