malapaho

noun
ma·​la·​pa·​ho | \ ˌmäləˈpä(ˌ)hō \
plural -s

Definition of malapaho

1 : any of several Philippine trees of the genus Dipterocarpus
2 : a wood, resin, or fiber of a malapaho tree

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Tagalog malapahò

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“Malapaho.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malapaho. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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