alintatao

noun

alin·​ta·​tao
¦älintä¦tau̇
plural -s
1
: a tree (Diospyros pilosanthera)
2
: the hard dark wood of the alintatao

Word History

Etymology

Philippine Spanish, from Tagalog alintatáw

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of alintatao was in 1859

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“Alintatao.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alintatao. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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