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kamansi n Tree species; Kamansi tree, useful for lumber and fruit. Kind of breadfruit vegetable, usually cooked with coconut milk or with other vegetables. kamansi [The entire fruit of kamansi, whether mature or young, is boiled and eaten as a vegetable. The seeds are very starchy and are eaten either boiled or roasted. A decoction of the bark is used as a vulnerary.] Artocarpus Camansi (sem. domains: - Wood, - Food from plants.)

kamatsili n Tree species; Kamachile, useful for lumber and fruit. kamachili [The bark is used by Filipino tanners because of the light-colored leather it produces. It yields oil.] Pithecolobium Dulce (sem. domains: - Wood, - Food from plants.)

katmon n Tree species; 'katmon-bayani'. The edible fruit is green, fleshy, and juicy, with an acid taste. It is suitable for preserves. katmón [The fruit contains a soft, fleshy, green edible pulp with a flavor like an apple. It makes an excellent sauce or jam and it is also used for flavoring fish. A red dye is obtained from the bark. The acid juice of the fruit, when mixed with sugar, is used as a cough cure. It is also employed for cleansing the hair.] Dillenia Philippinensis; Dillenia Megalantha ?? (sem. domains: - Food from plants.)

kilaw [kílaw] vt To make food using raw, fresh ingredients like fish, seashells, oyster, sweet potato mixed with vinegar; salad; uncooked food. kilaw, kilawin Akilawon nako kag kamote. I’ll eat the camote while it’s raw. (sem. domains: - Food from plants, 6.4.5 - Fishing.) der. kilawon

kindam [kíndam] n Tree species which provides timber, shade and edible fruit. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, - Food from plants.)

koko it amo [kokó it amô] n Black rice (lit: monkey’s fingernails) and sticky as used in sweet desserts. Nagustuhan ninra kag koko it amo kung Paskwa. they liked the black rice at Christmas. (sem. domains: - Food from plants.)

kokwa [kókwa] n Cocoa; cacao. (sem. domains: - Food from plants.)

koliflower n Cauliflower. cauliflower [It is a variety of cabbage in which the young inflorescences, which are fleshy, succulent, and edible, are inclosed in the leaves. It is a good source of calcium, phosphorus, and iron.] Brassica Oleracea (sem. domains: - Food from plants, 5.2.3 - Types of food, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

kolites n Halon plant. kolítes [This plant is used as a leafy vegetable. They are excellent sources of calcium, phosphorus, and iron, and furnish a nutritious, leafy vegetable.] Amaranthus tricolor (sem. domains: - Food from plants, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

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.)

korales [koráles] n A kind of Lentil with small seeds in varigated colours of brown, black, and white (Calatrava). (sem. domains: - Food from plants.)

kudapir [kudapír] n Fruits that don't develop fully. (sem. domains: - Food from plants, 1.5.7 - Plant diseases.)

kulitis [kulítis] n Plant species; Amaranthus, a green leafy vegetable that is tasty with bamboo shoots. kulitis [The tender ends including both leaves and stems are used as an excellent leafy vegetable. It is sold as spinach. It is rich in calcium and iron and in vitamins B, and C. It has a good roughage value.] Amaranthus Viridis (sem. domains: - Food from plants.) comp. kano nak kulitis

lansones [lansónes] n Tree species; lansones. lansones [The bark is astringent and is used in a decoction for dysentery, and in malaria.] Lansium Domesticum (sem. domains: - Food from plants.)

linghor [línghor] n Young, under-ripe (as of grains, coconut). (sem. domains: - Young, - Food from plants, 1.5.6 - Growth of plants.) der. malinghor

lumi₁ [lúmi] n Noodles which are large and contain egg. (sem. domains: - Food from plants.)

mabolo [mabólo] n Tree species; which is used for shade, lumber; the fruit is like a watery red apple, the pulp of which causes itchiness. The fruits of the common mabolo are large, rounded, fleshy, red, and have a disagreeable odor. The flesh is white, firm but soft, edible, and has a fairly good flavor. The carbohydrate content is fairly high, and it is a fairly good source of iron and calcium. The fruit is a good source of vitamin B. mabolo Diospyros Discolor (sem. domains: - Food from plants, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

madabas [madábas] n Fruit species; guava. The leaves contain tannin on dry weight, certain amount of resin, a fat and some eugenol. Astringent decoction of the leaves is given for stomach ache and as a vermifuge. The bark and leaves are used in childbirth to expel the placenta. The fruit is extensively used in the manufacture of jellies. The bark and leaves are astringent, vulnerary, and when used in decoction are antidiarrhetic. bayabas Psidium Guajava (Linn.) (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, - Food from plants.)

makapuno [makapúnò] n Soft meat coconut palm. (sem. domains: - Food from plants.)

malinghor [malínghor] (der. of linghor) adj Young, under-ripe (as of grains, coconut). bata, hindi matanda Puro malinghor nak nidog kag ida nabaoy. The coconuts he got are all young. (sem. domains: - Young, - Food from plants, 1.5.6 - Growth of plants.)

malunggay [malúnggay] n Plant species;a kind of vegetable with small leaves, used in soups; herbal medicine. malunggay Gingtaw-an ni Tang Igo si Gail it malunggay. The old man, Igo gave Gail the leaves used as a vegetable. (sem. domains: - Food from plants, - Medicinal plants.)

mamon [mamón] n 1Small kalamansi flavored cakes (Calatrava). mamon Kag amo meryenda sa bayay ay mamon. Our snack at the house was small citrus flavoured cakes. (sem. domains: - Food from plants.) 2Small sweet vanilla flavored cakes. (sem. domains: - Food from plants.)

mangga [mángga] n Fruit species; mango. The tree is also a valuable shade tree as it ages, and a source of lumber. manggá (sem. domains: - Wood, - Food from plants.)

marang [márang] n Fruit species; like kamansi or jackfruit, but smaller and round in shape. (sem. domains: - Food from plants.)

marguso [margúso] n Balsam apple; bitter melon. ámpalayá (sem. domains: - Food from plants.)