buntal
buntal untal n. a fine white Philippine fiber from the stalks of unopened leaves of talipot palms; used in making hats. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • buntal — /ˈbʌntl/ (say buntl) noun 1. a straw prepared from fibre from the talipot palm, Corypha umbraculifera, used in making hats in the Philippine Islands. –adjective 2. of or relating to hats made from buntal. {Tagalog} …   Australian English dictionary

  • buntal — noun A fibre obtained from palms of the genus Corypha …   Wiktionary

  • buntal — n. straw from a Philippine palm tree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • buntal — [ bʌnt(ə)l] noun the straw from a talipot palm used for making hats. Origin early 20th cent.: from Tagalog …   English new terms dictionary

  • buntal — bun·tal …   English syllables

  • buntal — n. the straw from a talipot palm. Etymology: Tagalog …   Useful english dictionary

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  • balibuntal — /bæliˈbʌntl/ (say balee buntl) noun a fine straw of very close weave, used for hats. {from Baliuag buntal, a weave of buntal originating from Baliuag in Bulacan, Philippine Islands} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ba|li|bun|tl — ba|li|bun|tal or ba|li|bun|tl «BAL ee BUHN tuhl», noun. 1. a lightweight, woven straw from the Philippines, used especially for women s hats. 2. a hat made of this material. Also, ballibuntal, ballibuntl. ╂[shortened < Baliuag buntal <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ba|li|bun|tal — or ba|li|bun|tl «BAL ee BUHN tuhl», noun. 1. a lightweight, woven straw from the Philippines, used especially for women s hats. 2. a hat made of this material. Also, ballibuntal, ballibuntl. ╂[shortened < Baliuag buntal < Baliuag a town in… …   Useful english dictionary

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