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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“Aggag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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