Meaning of DAO in English


variant of dah

II. ˈdä(ˌ)ō, ˈdau̇ noun

( -s )

Etymology: Tagalog & Bisayan

1. : a very large Philippine tree ( Dracontomelon dao ) of the family Anacardiaceae with edible fruit and a fibrous bark used for cordage

2. : the rather heavy hard strong wood of the dao characterized by dark brown markings on a lighter ground and much used for veneers and cabinetwork

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