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  1. mahoe, majagua, mahagua, balibago, purau, Hibiscus tiliaceus(noun)

    shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament

  2. Cuban bast, blue mahoe, mahoe, majagua, mahagua, Hibiscus elatus(noun)

    erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks

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  1. mahoe(Noun)

    Any of a number of different trees, usually found around the tropics.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Mahoe(noun)

    a name given to several malvaceous trees (species of Hibiscus, Ochroma, etc.), and to their strong fibrous inner bark, which is used for strings and cordage

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