almon

noun

al·​mon
ˈalˌmōn
plural -s
: a tall Philippine timber tree (Shorea eximia) with soft yellowish white wood

called also Philippine mahogany

Word History

Etymology

Bisayan

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of almon was in 1906

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“Almon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/almon. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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