aggag

noun
ag·gag | \ˈä-ˌgäg\
plural -s

Definition of aggag 

1 : a screw pine (Pandanus tectorius) with prop roots and sword-shaped spiny leaves covered with a whitish bloom

2 : an article (as a mat or bag) made from the split leaves of the aggag

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First Known Use of aggag

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for aggag

borrowed from Chamorro akgak

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