ipil-ipil

[ ee-puhl-ee-puhl ]
/ ˈi pəlˈi pəl /

noun

a fast-growing tropical tree, Leucaena leucocephala, of the legume family, that is a source of fertilizer, animal feed, and timber.

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Origin of ipil-ipil

From the Tagalog word ípil

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