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.
abaca
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...
- 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 pulp...
- 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...
- that has held the marquisate of Altamira since the 1600s, produced abacá and copra. Abacá was the main ingredient in ropes and other products prior to the...
- manila hemp. Manila hemp is a type of fiber obtained from the leaves of the abacá. It is not actually hemp, but named so because hemp was long a major source...
- is hand-woven made of Abaca fibers which traditionally has three primary colors, red, black and the original color of the Abaca leaves. The colorant of...
- (also called abacá) or Musa textilis which is grown in The Philippines and hence the ****ociation with Manila, the capital of that country. Abaca is an exceptionally...
- seven companies: Mouse Systems, Frame Technology Corp., Infos****, Propel, Abaca, OneID, and Token. He invented and patented an early version of the optical...
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