Definition of balibuntal
1 : a fine lightweight straw of glossy smooth buntal
2 : a hat made of balibuntal
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of balibuntal
bali- (from Balinog, town on Luzon, Philippines) + Tagalog buntál talipot-palm fiber, hat made of talipot-palm fiber
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up balibuntal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).