Definition of Balibago

1. Noun. Shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament.

Exact synonyms: Hibiscus Tiliaceus, Mahagua, Mahoe, Majagua, Purau
Generic synonyms: Hibiscus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Balibago

baleen whales
baleens
balefire
balefires
baleful
balefull
balefully
balefulness
balefulnesses
balenological
balenology
baler
balers
bales
bales out
balibago (current term)
balibuntal
baling
baling out
baling wire
balipholite
balisaur
balisaurs
balisong
balisongs
balista
balistae
balistas
balister
balisters

Literary usage of Balibago

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Exhibition, 1876: Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"... Province of Ba- a Coyote cotton. b Textile vegetable substances. bóc tangas. 159 Provincial Board, Province of Mindanao. a Cotton. b balibago ..."

2. The Year-book for Colorists and Dyers: Presenting a Review of the Year's by Herman A. Metz (1901)
"Various other fiber plants are found in the Philippines, such as the pita (a kind of aloe), the balibago, ..."

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