molave

noun
mo·​la·​ve | \ mōˈlä(ˌ)vā \
plural -s

Definition of molave

1 : a large Philippine timber tree (Vitex littoralis)
2 : the valuable durable heavy hard yellow wood of the molave tree

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History and Etymology for molave

Spanish, from Tagalog mulavin

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“Molave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/molave. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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