The kapok or cotton was used directly by the mice in constructing a hollow, compact, moundlike nest.
Nag-atbu ang duldul sa unlan, The kapok flew out of the pillow.
kapok oil is produced from a tree which is extensively grown in the East and West Indies.
Mutangud ang mga kwaknit sa mga búlak sa duldul, Bats are attracted to the flowers of the kapok tree.
A good trade is also carried on in cattle, kapok, copra, pottery and all sorts of small wares.
The cotton or kapok was used directly, but the burlap was shredded into a fine mass of fluffy fibers.
The kapok plant furnishes most of the commercial silk cotton on the market.
The person imprisoned with a kapok log may sit or lie down, but cannot stand or move, and often may be kept that way for years.
The silk cotton or kapok (bombax) is also to be met with in every village.
Even prettier and more wonderfully made is the nest of the kapok bird, a little creature resembling a tom-tit.
1735, from Malay kapoq, name of the large tropical tree which produces the fibers.