balibuntal

noun
bal·​i·​bun·​tal
variants: or ballibuntl \ ˌbalēˈbəntᵊl , -​ləˈ-​ \
plural -s

Definition of balibuntal

1 : a fine lightweight straw of glossy smooth buntal
2 : a hat made of balibuntal

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History and Etymology for balibuntal

bali- (from Balinog, town on Luzon, Philippines) + Tagalog buntál talipot-palm fiber, hat made of talipot-palm fiber

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“Balibuntal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balibuntal. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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