noun bo·lo–bo·lo \¦bōlō¦bōlō\

Definition of bolo–bolo



  1. 1 :  a West African fiber somewhat resembling jute and derived from the bast of a tree (Honckenya ficifolia) of the family Tiliaceae

  2. 2 :  the tree that yields bolo-bolo

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Origin and Etymology of bolo–bolo

of African origin; akin to Bini bo1lo3 to peel or strip (something, such as bark from a tree)

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a brief usually trivial fact

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