Definition of paribuntal in English:

paribuntal

(also parabuntal, paribuntle)

noun

  • A type of fine straw used to make hats.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Times. Short for Paracalebuntal, Parañaquebuntal, Parangbuntal, or Parasanbuntal, weaves of buntal originating from Paracale, Parañaque, Parang, or Parasan, towns in Luzon and rural Southern Philippines where the straw is traditionally woven, after balibuntal.

Pronunciation

paribuntal

/ˌparɪˈbʌntl/