macaasim

noun
ma·​caa·​sim
variants: or makaasim \ məˈkäˌsēm \
plural -s

Definition of macaasim 

1 : any of several chiefly Philippine hardwood trees (genus Syzygium and formerly genus Eugenia)

2 : the hard heavy fine-grained durable wood of a macaasim tree

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History and Etymology for macaasim

Tagalog makaasim, perhaps from asim sourness

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