noun ca·dang–ca·dang \ˈkäˌdäŋˈkäˌdäŋ\

Definition of cadang–cadang



  1. :  an infectious chlorotic disease of the coconut palm particularly destructive in the Philippines and characterized by yellow-bronzing especially of the older lower leaves

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Origin and Etymology of cadang–cadang

Iloko kadang-kadang stilts; from the appearance of the palm affected by the disease

First Known Use: 1942

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a brief usually trivial fact

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