buntal

noun
bun·​tal | \ bu̇nˈtäl, ˈbəntᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of buntal

: a very fine white Philippine fiber obtained from the stalks of unopened leaves of the talipot palm and used in making hats

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History and Etymology for buntal

Tagalog buntál talipot palm fiber, hat made of talipot palm fiber

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“Buntal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buntal. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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