bolo-bolo

noun bo·lo-bo·lo \ ¦bōlō¦bōlō \

Definition of bolo-bolo

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