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/ (ˈbʌntəl) /


straw obtained from leaves of the talipot palm

Nearby words

bunsen burner, bunsen's solubility coefficient, bunsen, robert wilhelm, bunt, bunt order, buntal, bunting, buntline, buntline, ned, bunton, bunya

Word Origin for buntal

C20: from Tagalog
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Examples from the Web for buntal

  • 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