balete

noun
ba·​le·​te
variants: or less commonly baliti \ bəˈlētē \
plural -s

Definition of balete

: any of several Philippine figs with aerial roots (such as Ficus indica and F. palawanensis) used for rope making

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History and Etymology for balete

Tagalog baliti

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“Balete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balete. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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