- a tree of the genus Virola, of Central America: family Myristicaceae
- the timber of this tree, used esp in Honduras for turning and construction
Word Origin for banak
Examples from the Web for banak
Historical Examples of banak
Fig. 204, from the same locality and authority, was also interpreted by the Shoshoni and Banak.
(Shoshoni and Banak I.) "From the appearance of a corner of a log house—protruding and alternate layers of logs."
This sign, according to the informant, is also employed by the Banak and Umatilla Indians.
According to this informant, the Shoshoni use the same sign for Banak as for themselves.
(Shoshoni and Banak I.) "From manner of painting the cheeks."