variants or less commonly amugis
plural -es
: a timber tree (Koordersiodendron pinnatum) of the family Anacardiaceae found in the Philippines, Sulawesi, and New Guinea
: the light-colored reddish water-resisting and ant-resisting wood of the amuguis

Word History


Tagalog amugis

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of amuguis was in 1900

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“Amuguis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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