[ ki-lahy ]
/ kɪˈlaɪ /
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Origin of quillai
1865–70; <American Spanish <Araucanian
Words nearby quillai
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How to use quillai in a sentence
Instead of soap, they used the back of the quillai, which is an excellent substitute.
When had recourse to for cleansing silks, quillai bark is said not to change the colour of the fabric.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
British Dictionary definitions for quillai
/ (kɪˈlaɪ) /
another name for soapbark (def. 1)
Word Origin for quillai
C19: via American Spanish from Araucanian
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