Definition of Abaca. Meaning of Abaca. Synonyms of Abaca

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Definition of Abaca

Abaca
Abaca Ab"a*ca ([a^]b"[.a]*k[.a]), n. [The native name.] The Manila-hemp plant (Musa textilis); also, its fiber. See Manila hemp under Manila.
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Manila Ma*nil"a, Manilla Ma*nil"la, a. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippine Islands; made in, or exported from, that city. Manila cheroot or cigar, a cheroot or cigar made of tobacco grown in the Philippine Islands. Manila hemp, a fibrous material obtained from the Musa textilis, a plant allied to the banana, growing in the Philippine and other East India islands; -- called also by the native name abaca. From it matting, canvas, ropes, and cables are made. Manila paper, a durable brown or buff paper made of Manila hemp, used as a wrapping paper, and as a cheap printing and writing paper. The name is also given to inferior papers, made of other fiber.

Meaning of Abaca from wikipedia

- Abacá (/ɑːbəˈkɑː/ ah-bə-KAH; Filipino: Abaka [ɐbɐˈka]), binomial name Musa textilis, is a species of banana native to the Philippines, grown as a commercial...
- The Abaca Festival or formally known as Catanduanes Abaka Festival is a festival held each year in Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines. The celebration happens...
- Abaca slippers are made from dried abacá plants and leaves, as well as sometimes from dried pineapple plant leaves. Abaca slippers may be found in the...
- Manila hemp, also known as abacá, is a type of buff-colored fiber obtained from Musa textilis (a relative of edible bananas), which is likewise called...
- seven companies: Mouse Systems, Frame Technology Corp., Infos****, Propel, Abaca, OneID, Token, and M10. He invented and patented an early version of the...
- The province is well known for its quality abaca products and is the country's major producer of abaca fiber. In September 2017, Representative Roger...
- T'boli people of South Cotabato, Philippines. T'nalak cloth are woven from abacá fibers. The traditional female weavers are known as dream weavers, because...
- maintained its "abaca country" status as the top abaca fiber-producing province in the Philippines. In 2015 alone, the island's 12,789 abaca farmers produced...
- 10.24 square kilometres (3.95 sq mi) and transformed the place into an abaca plantation. This became the hub of economic activity in the locality during...
- (also called abacá) or Musa textilis, which is grown in the Philippines; hence the ****ociation with Manila, the capital of that country. Abacá is an exceptionally...
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