bancal

noun
ban·​cal | \ bäŋ‧ˈkäl \
plural -s

Definition of bancal

Philippines
: 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

History and Etymology for bancal

Spanish, from Bisayan baṅkal

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“Bancal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bancal. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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