alin·​ta·​tao | \ ¦älintä¦tau̇ \
plural -s

Definition of alintatao

1 : a tree (Diospyros pilosanthera)
2 : the hard dark wood of the alintatao

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First Known Use of alintatao

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for alintatao

Philippine Spanish, from Tagalog alintatáw

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“Alintatao.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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