meaning of abaca

abaca meaning in General Dictionary

The Manila hemp plant Musa textilis also its dietary fiber See Manila hemp under Manila

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  • some sort of hemp acquired from abaca plant when you look at the Philippines
  • Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp useful for rope and report etc
  • The Manila-hemp plant (Musa textilis); also, its fibre. See Manila hemp under Manila.

abaca - German to English

abacá [Musa textilis]

Sentence Examples with the word abaca

Carigara is open to coast trade, exports large quantities of hemp, raises much rice, and manufactures cotton and abaca fabrics.

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