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Meaning of ABACA

Pronunciation:  `âbâ'kâ

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

ABACA is a 5 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: Manila hemp, Manila hemp, Manilla hemp, Musa textilis
 
 See Also: banana, banana tree, hemp

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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