Manila hemp, Manilla hemp, abaca(noun)
a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines
abaca, Manila hemp, Musa textilis(noun)
Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc
abaca(noun)A species of banana tree native to the Philippines grown for its textile and papermaking fibre (Musa textilis), and also called Manila hemp.
Manilla hemp, Manila hemp
abaca(noun)The fiber/fibre of this plant.
musa textilis, Musa textilis, Manila Hemp, Manilla hemp