maloo climber


ma·​loo climber
variants or less commonly maloo
plural -s
: an East Indian climbing shrub (Bauhinia vahlii) with a tough fibrous bark that is used in rope manufacture

Word History


maloo from Hindi māl garland, rope, from Sanskrit mālā garland

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“Maloo climber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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