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lalang

/ (ˈlɑːlɑːŋ) /
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noun
a coarse weedy Malaysian grass, Imperata arundinacea
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Word Origin for lalang

Malay
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How to use lalang in a sentence

  • The Wodena's house was a comparatively large building made with alang-lalang walls, and the floor on a level with the ground.

    From Jungle to Java|Arthur Keyser
  • This building had the somewhat strange combination of alang-lalang walls and a tiled roof.

    From Jungle to Java|Arthur Keyser
  • Ang naona sumangpala taia ang atin pag̃ninoon Jesuchristo, ypinaglehe ni San cta Maria lalang nang spiritu sancto.

  • The most common grass, called lalang, is the worst pest with which many of the planters have to contend.

    Rubber|Edith A. Browne
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