maloo climber

noun

ma·​loo climber
ˈmäˌlü-
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

Etymology

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

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“Maloo climber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maloo%20climber. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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