Bicol

[bee-kohl]

Bikol

or Bi·col

[bee-kohl]
noun, plural Bi·kols, (especially collectively) Bi·kol.
  1. a member of a Malayan people in SE Luzon and the nearby Philippines: converted to Christianity early in the Spanish conquest.
  2. the Austronesian language of the Bikol people.
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Historical Examples of bicol

  • In the Bicol provinces it is used to some extent but it is considered inferior to other materials.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller

  • The pandan P. simplex, known as “karagumoy” or “carogumoy,” is the economic pandan of the Bicol peninsula in southern Luzon.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller

  • In the Bicol provinces karagumoy is considered the best of all straws for the production of mats.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller

  • There are some who, in the opinion of the parish priest of Camarines, speak the Bicol language in the purest manner.

  • The stuff made from this fine fibre (in Bicol dialect, Lúpis) suits admirably for ladiesʼ dresses.