maloo climber

ma·​loo climber | \ ˈmäˌlü- \
variants: or less commonly maloo
plural -s

Definition of maloo climber

: an East Indian climbing shrub (Bauhinia vahlii) with a tough fibrous bark that is used in rope manufacture

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History and Etymology for maloo climber

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

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“Maloo climber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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