sapiao

noun
sa·​pi·​ao | \ ˌsäpēˈau̇ \
variants: or sapiao net
plural -s

Definition of sapiao

: a round haul net of the Philippines made of cotton twine and used for catching small pelagic fishes

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History and Etymology for sapiao

native name in the Philippines

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“Sapiao.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sapiao. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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