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ipil-ipil

[ ee-puhl-ee-puhl ]
/ ˈi pəlˈi pəl /
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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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How to use ipil-ipil in a sentence

  • The kind which I have experimented with most successfully is that of the Ipil tree (Eperna decandria).

  • The forests are very rich in good timber, chiefly Ipil (Eperma decandria), a very useful hardwood (vide Woods).

  • Ipil (Eperna decandria) gives logs up to 50 feet long by 26 inches square.

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