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buntal

noun
  1. straw obtained from leaves of the talipot palm
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Word Origin

C20: from Tagalog
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Historical Examples

  • In the north-west monsoon we sometimes went to Buntal, a bay on the other side of the mountain of Santubong.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak

    Harriette McDougall