bagtikan

noun bag·ti·kan \bägˈtēkən\

Definition of bagtikan

plural

-s

  1. :  the reddish gray heavy wood of either of two trees of the genus Parashorea (P. malaanon and P. warburgii) of the family Dipterocarpaceae —called also Philippine mahogany

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Origin and Etymology of bagtikan

native name in the Philippines


First Known Use: 1929


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