Definition of nibong in US English:

nibong

(also nibung)

noun

  • More fully "nibong palm". A palm of South-East Asia, Oncosperma tigillarium, with long spines on the stem and young leaves used as a vegetable.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Theodosius Forrest (c1728–1784), lawyer and songwriter. From Malay nibung (earlier also as nibong).

Pronunciation

nibong

/ˈniːbɒŋ/