variants or less commonly bansalague or bansalagui
or bansalaque
plural -s
: a large tree (Mimusops parvifolia) of the Philippines and southwest Pacific area that produces an edible fruit and a very dense fine-grained wood that is reddish or reddish white in color
: the wood of the bansalaguin

Word History


Tagalog & Bisayan bansalagin

First Known Use

, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bansalaguin was in

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“Bansalaguin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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