pagatpat

noun

pa·​gat·​pat
pəˈgatˌpat
plural -s
: a tree (Sonneratia apetala) growing chiefly in mangrove swamps and producing a hard wood that ranges in color from reddish brown to black and is used extensively in construction work and furniture

Word History

Etymology

native name in the Philippines

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“Pagatpat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pagatpat. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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