lanete

noun

la·​ne·​te
¦lanə¦tē
plural -s
: any of several Philippine trees or their wood:
a
: a valuable timber tree (Wrightia laniti of the family Apocynaceae) with soft wood that is used for carving and for musical instruments
b
: a tree (Allaeanthus luzonicus) of the family Moraceae having leaves and flowers that are cooked for food

Word History

Etymology

Tagalog lanitì

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“Lanete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lanete. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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