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Definition of abaca
abacaManila 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
(/ɑːbəˈkɑː/ ah-bə-KAH; Filipino: Abaka
locally [ɐbɐˈka]), binomial
name Musa textilis, is a species
of banana native
to the Philippines, grown
- Abaca slippers
are made from dried abacá plants
and leaves, as well as sometimes
from dried pineapple plant
leaves. Abaca slippers
may be found
- The Abaca Festival
or formally known
as Catanduanes Abaka Festival
is a festival
held each year in Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines. The celebration
hemp, also known
, is a type of buff-colored fiber obtained
from Musa textilis
as the top abaca
in the Philippines. In 2015 alone, the island's 12,789 abaca farmers
- The province
is well known
for its quality abaca products
and is the country's major producer
fiber. In September
- total abaca fiber shipments
from the Philippines
went to the United Kingdom
in 2014, making
it the top importer. Germany imported
37.1 percent abaca
- It is traditionally
made with sheer textiles
from piña or abacá
like silk, ramie, or polyester
- T'boli people
Cotabato, Philippines. T'nalak cloth
fibers. The traditional female weavers
- Abaca bunchy
(ABTV) is a pathogenic plant virus
of the family
Nanoviridae. ABTV has been isolated
from both abacá
(Musa textilis) and banana...
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