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Abaca

Abaca Meaning & Definition
Abaca Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abaca?

[n] Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc
[n] a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abaca: Manila hemp | Manila hemp | Manilla hemp | Musa textilis

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See Also | banana | banana tree | hemp

Abaca In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab"a*ca\ ([a^]b"[.a]*k[.a]), n. [The native name.] The Manila-hemp plant ({Musa textilis}); also, its fiber. See {Manila hemp} under {Manila}.

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