- a member of a Malayan people in SE Luzon and the nearby Philippines: converted to Christianity early in the Spanish conquest.
- the Austronesian language of the Bikol people.
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In the Bicol provinces it is used to some extent but it is considered inferior to other materials.
The pandan P. simplex, known as “karagumoy” or “carogumoy,” is the economic pandan of the Bicol peninsula in southern Luzon.
In the Bicol provinces karagumoy is considered the best of all straws for the production of mats.
There are some who, in the opinion of the parish priest of Camarines, speak the Bicol language in the purest manner.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes
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The stuff made from this fine fibre (in Bicol dialect, Lúpis) suits admirably for ladiesʼ dresses.The Philippine Islands