yacal

noun

ya·​cal
ˈyäkəl
plural -s
1
: any of several hard heavy durable yellowish brown woods obtained from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae chiefly in the Philippines compare lauan
2
: a tree whose wood is a yacal

Word History

Etymology

Tagalog yakál

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“Yacal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yacal. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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