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.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Balibago
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, ..."