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Noun: abaca  ,a-bu'ku
  1. A kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines
    - Manila hemp, Manilla hemp
     
  2. Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc
    - Manila hemp, Musa textilis

Derived forms: abacas

Type of: banana, banana tree, hemp

Encyclopedia: Abaca