macaasim

noun ma·caa·sim \məˈkäˌsēm\
variants: or

makaasim

\məˈkäˌsēm\

Definition of macaasim

plural

-s

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

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

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Origin and Etymology of macaasim

Tagalog makaasim, perhaps from asim sourness


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