Abaca

All possible synonyms of the word Abaca as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abaca, Manila hemp, Musa textilis

Definition

  • Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc

Synonyms

  • abaca
  • Manila hemp
  • Musa textilis

Hypernyms

  • banana, banana tree: any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits

Manila hemp, Manilla hemp, abaca

Definition

  • a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines

Synonyms

  • Manila hemp
  • Manilla hemp
  • abaca

Hypernyms

  • hemp: a plant fiber

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