atap

noun
at·​ap
variants: or attap \ ˈaˌtap \
plural -s

Definition of atap

2 : the leaves of the nipa palm used especially for thatching in Malayan countries
3 : a thatched roof often made with the leaves of the nipa palm

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History and Etymology for atap

Malay atap roof, thatch

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“Atap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atap. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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