Search results for "Tree"

agho [ágho/agúho] n Tree species; pine tree. [The bark is used medicinally.] Casuarina Equisetifolia (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)

akasya [akásya] (sp. var. acasya) n Tree species; acacia or rain tree which is a large shade tree with white, pink or yellow blossoms. Matibay nak kahoy kag akasya. Acacia is a durable wood. Samanea Saman (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

alawihaw [alawíhaw] n Tree species with bunches of sour yellow fruit, the timber from which is used in house construction. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

alibotbot [alibótbot] n Tree species of which the juice of the fruit has medicinal properties. [The juice of the unripe egg sized fruit is used to clean, heal and dry up cuts or skin infections. ] (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)

almendro [alméndro] n Nut species; almond (as of a nut like pili that grows on trees). (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 5.2.3.1.2 - Food from fruit.)

amuyawon [amuyáwon] n Tree species which is a very tall forest tree with yellow flowers, the timber of which is used in ship building. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

anahaw [anáhaw] n Palm species which has wide leaves and thorny midribs (It looks like a coconut palm). anahaw Kag ako paborito nak pamaypay ay human sa anahaw. My favourite fans are made out of the wide-leafed palm. [The trunks are used for posts and floors of houses, for making bows, spear shafts, canes and walking sticks. The leaves are used for weaving fans and making thatching for houses. The buds are edible and rather highly esteemed as a vegetable. Fruits are eaten by various animals and birds, and sometimes by children.] Livistona Rotundifolia (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

anunang [anúnang] n Tree species with bark used to make rope and medicines, and the fruit of which is used to make glue. anonung Cordia Dichotoma (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

arangha [arángha] (irreg. infl. suwa) n Fruit species which is a small green citrus like a tangy lime about 2-3cm diameter. kalamansi Maganda kag arangha nak humanon nak juice. Kalamansi are nice when made into juice. Citrus microcarpa. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 5.2.3.1.2 - Food from fruit.)

aranghita [aranghíta] n Fruit species which is a small green citrus like a tangy lime about 1-2cm diameter. dalanghita Citrus Nobilis (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 5.2.3.1 - Food from plants.)

argaw [árgaw] n Tree species which grows to 3m by the seashore and which has a white flower. The leaves are boiled in water, and the liquid drunk for the treatment of a cold, fever or flu. It is also added to bathwater to prevent a relapse. Premna odorata. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 2.5.7.5 - Traditional medicine.)

atseute [atse-úte] n Tree species; acheute or annato tree. atseuéte [It is used to make colourings and medicines.] Bixa Orellana (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

bagutadan [bagutadán] n Tree species used for timber. (Banton) (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

bahi [báhì] n Dense, well grown, developed wood or timber (as of the kind of wood that is good for building). bahi (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

bakawan [bakáwan] n Tree species; kind of mangrove. Rhizophora candelaria. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

bakhaw [bakháw] n Tree species; kind of mangrove with long roots under which fish breed in an estuary where the seawater meets the freshwater. The wood burns easily. Karukot kag bakhaw kung inarabok. This kind of wood burns easily when used as firewood. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

balakbakan [balakbákan] n Tree species called Philippine mahogany which is a beautiful dark brown oily timber. Kag bangko ninra ay human sa balakbakan. Their chair is made out of Philippine mahogany. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

balete [baléte] n 1Tree species; Banyan with above ground root systems that grow thickly from the branches till they enter the ground, forming often impenetrable "curtains" of rope like growths. It has some medicinal uses but is feared as a place where evil spirits live. balete [From this tree a medicinal decoction called galamai-amo can be made to help mothers after childbirth. The roots of the balite tree can be used as rope. Miniature trees can be made into bonsai and used as ornamental plants.] Schefflera Elliptifoliola/Ficus Benjamina (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 4.9.4.2 - Demon possession, 2.5.7.5 - Traditional medicine.) 2

baliw [balíw] n Plant species; pandanus palm; screw palm. [ This is the pandanus palm used to weave sleeping mats.] (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

banaba [banabá] n Tree species with beautiful violet flowers and which has medicinally useful leaves. banabá [A decoction of these leaves is used to treat kidney disease. ] (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 2.5.7.5 - Traditional medicine.)

bangkay [bángkay] n Tree species with yellow flowers which smell bad when they get wet. The timber is soft, and used for building small boats. Ingpukan ni Andy tong bangkay mayungot sa inra bayay. Andy cut down the yellow flowering tree near their house. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

batag-batag [batag-bátag] (der. of batag) n Tree species; ornamental palm which as a leaf like a banana. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

batwan [batwán] n Tree species with sour fruit used for cooking fish. The dry timber is used for cooking fires. batwan [Children eat its sour fruit.] (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

bayog [bayóg] n Plant species; bamboo species with smooth skin and branches having very dense wood. Used for props, as it is very durable. [Grows as tall as kilíng but grows less thickly and bends with weight.] (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)

bunga di tsina [búnga di tsína] (comp. of bunga, tsina) n Nut species; Chinese Betel nut which is used as a substitute for betel, areca nut, in preparing búdò "betel nut chew" for chewing. It grows on a palm and is yellow in color. [lit: fruit of China] bunga de china Adonidia Merrillii (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 5.2.5 - Narcotic.) say. ano kag bunga nak nagbubunga pa (bunga)