plural -s
: a large tree (Nauclea orientalis) of the family Rubiaceae that has rather soft straight-grained yellow to orange wood which is used locally for cabinetwork and construction

Word History


Spanish, from Bisayan baṅkal

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“Bancal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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