anahau

noun
ana·​hau
variants: or less commonly anahao \ äˈnäˌhau̇ \
plural -s

Definition of anahau

: a tall Philippine palm (Livistona rotundifolia) yielding a valuable wood used for golf clubs, a fiber used for bowstrings, and leaves used for thatching and for hats and fans

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First Known Use of anahau

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anahau

Tagalog & Hiligaynon anahaw

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“Anahau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anahau. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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