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banban₁ [bánban] n Plant species whose stem provides fiber for tying and whose roots have medicinal uses. bambán [The split stems of this herb used in combination with other materials for weaving baskets. Stems are occasionally used for making fish traps, hats, and for sewing nipa shingles. The roots when brewed in decoction are said to act as an antidote for snake bite and blood-poisoning.] Donax Cannaeformis (sem. domains: 6.6.4.2 - Weaving baskets and mats, 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub, 2.5.7.5 - Traditional medicine, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)