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anagas [anagás] n Plant species whose small leaves induce a severe itchy reaction if touched; nettle. (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant.)

anukol [ánukol] n Vine species which is round black and flexible. It used for tying in house building. (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant.)

aruma₂ [arúma] n Flower species which is used to make perfume. It grows on a large shrub and produces a fruit like a small flat tamarind. aroma Acacia Farnesiana (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)

as-is₂ [ás-is] n The leaves are very hard and rough and are used for cleaning cooking utensils and scouring hard wood floors, stairs, windowsills, used also in place of sandpaper in polishing wood when sandpaper is not available. agosos Ficus Odorata (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub, 5.6 - Cleaning.)

gamason [gamasón] n Regrowth forest. (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant.)

giring [gíring] n A outward ’V’ shaped, ridged section of a starfruit. Kag permi nidang ingkakaon ay tong balingbing nak di giring. What she eats always is that star fruit which has outward V shaped sections. (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 2.1.4 - Skin, - Design.)

grin adj Green color. berde Paborito nako’g soksok tong ako palda nak grin it kolor. I love to wear my skirt which is green in color. [Symbol of “off-colour, crude jokes”.] (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, - Race, - Food from vegetables, 5.3.5 - Clothes for special people, - Types of houses, - Color, 1.5.6 - Growth of plants.)

gumamela [gumaméla] n Hibiscus species; the roots, bark, leaves, and flowers in decoction are used as an emollient. gomamela Hibiscus Rosasinensis (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)

huda-huda₂ [huda-húdà] (der. of huda) n Plant species with medicinal qualities and with a lot of small leaves that close up when touched. makahia, damong-hiya [The entire plant in decoction is considered as an alterant and antiasthmatic. The leaves, placed under the pillow, act as a soporific. Seeds in the form of powder are used as a vulnerary. The roots in the decoction are administered in cases of gonorrhoea and of stones in the bladder.] Mimosa Pudica, Biophytum Sensitivum (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine, - Medicinal plants.)

huwag₁ [húwag] n Vine used to tie things (as of building a roof); rattan. baling uway Nagbakay sida’t huwag nak mahulip sida it bubongan. He bought a vine used to tie because He will mend their thatched roof. (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 7.5.4 - Tie, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

huwag₂ [huwág] n Plant species; Rattan which is a vine used for tying and making baskets and furniture. (sem. domains: - Weaving baskets and mats, 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

huwag₃ [huwág] n Splits stems of this plant is used for tying purposes, as in sewing nipa shingles, for tying fences. Used for baskets. The stem and rhizome in decoction are considered diuretic. aráyan Flagellaria Indica (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.1 - Tree.)

ipil n Khaki shades are obtained from this wood. The sap of fresh ipil makes indelible brown stains on white paper or cloth. The bark contains tannin and is used to stop diarrhoea, while the fruit appears to be laxative. ipil Intsia Bijuga (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.1 - Tree.)

ipil-ipil [ipil-ípil] n Hardwood tree used for house building. ípil (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.1 - Tree.)

itanom [itanóm] (der. of tanom) 1n Something to plant (as of what will grow into a plant, whether it is a seed, seedling or plant). (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant.) 2v To plant a certain thing (as of what will grow into a plant, whether it is a seed, seedling or plant). (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 6.2.1 - Growing crops.)

kabagwang [kabagwáng] n Vegetable (as of the cucumber family). kundol Kalasang dulce kag kabagwang. The cucumber-like vegetable is delicious when made into candy. (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 5.2.3 - Types of food, - Food from vegetables.)

kalatsutsi [kalatsutsi/kalatsyutsyi] n Frangipani tree. Flower species; plumeria. kalatsutsi [A decoction of the bark is used as a purgative, emmenagogue, and febrifuge. The bark is diuretic. A decoction of the bark is given for gonorrhoea, dropsy, and dysuria due to veneral diseases. It is used as a counterirritant on the gums for toothache, and sometimes dropped into sores. A decoction of the leaves may be used as a lotion for cracks and eruptions on the soles of the feet, and a paste of the leaves for poulticing swellings. An infusion of the flowers are used in cosmetic, applied after bathing. It is also a medicine for intestinal disorders in horses.] Plumiera Acuminata (Ait) (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)

kalumpit n Kalumpit tree. kalamai [The fruit makes a good preserve. It is also used in eye washes. It is alos used in lotions in cases of humid herpetism or eczema.] Terminalia Edulis (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.1 - Tree.)

kamatigi n Kamantígi tree. kamantígi [The leaves are pounded and used in poutices to dissolve felons.] Impatiens Balsamina (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.1 - Tree.)

kamatis₁ n Philippine tomatoes. kamatis [Philippine tomatoes are rather deficient in calcium but are good sources of iron and phosphorus. Tomatoes from American seeds and wild tomatoes are good source of iron and fairly good source of calcium, and good sources of vitamins A and B and an excellent source of vitamin C.] Lycopersicum Esculentum (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, - Food from fruit.)

katilog n Fig species, tibig. tibig [Fruits are sometimes edible and have a good flavor, especially when eaten with sugar and cream, soft and fleshy when mature.] Ficus Nota (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.1 - Tree, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)

kondol n Waxgourd or kondol. kondol [The unripe fruits are boiled and eaten as a vegetable, while the ripe fruits are peeled and candied and make an excellent delicacy. The fresh fruit, made into a syrup, is administered in all disorders of the repiratory organs.] Benincasa Hispida (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, - Food from plants.)

kulantro [kulántro] n Plant species; coriander. kulantro [It is used for seasoning soups, and the seeds are used in confectionery. An infusion of the fruits is used to cure dyspepsia. When pounded, they are inhaled to dissipate giddiness. It is a mild stimulant; it stimulates digestion. It is prescribed in a simple mixture for coughs, and with other substances to arrest vomiting, and as a tonic. Also prescribed externally in the treatment of fheumatic fever. The fruits may be mixed with rice in preparing yeast.] Coriandrum Sativum (Linn.) (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, - Cooking methods.)

kundol [kúndol] n Cucumber. kundol Abang mahay kag kilo it kundol sa Kalibo. A kilo of cucumber are really expensive in Kalibo. (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

mataba [matabâ] (der. of taba) adj 1Fatty; fat (as of physically "fat" part of animals and people). [Traditionally fat is seen as a sign of good health, wealth and being well fed. The fat from meat is cooked in various ways as a favored, tasty food.] (sem. domains: - Food from animals, - Fat person.) 2Fat, healthy, well (as of a good feature in all healthy living things e.g. plants, animals, people). [Traditionally fat is seen as a sign of good health and wealth that allows one to eat well.] (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant, 2.5 - Healthy, - Fat person, 1.6 - Animal.) 3Fertile, rich, good (as of soil). (sem. domains: - Soil, dirt.)
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