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buntal

(ˈbʌntəl)
n
(Plants) straw obtained from leaves of the talipot palm
[C20: from Tagalog]
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Noun1.buntal - fine white Philippine fiber from stalks of unopened leaves of talipot palms; used in making hats
Corypha umbraculifera, talipot, talipot palm - tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper
plant fiber, plant fibre - fiber derived from plants
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