Buaq rakuq

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Pronunciation

Bu-a Ra-ku

Noun

Translations

Kelabit
  • buaq rakuq
English
  • no common name, see scientific name below
Malay
  • ?

Alternative spellings

  1. bua' raku
  2. bua' raku'
  3. bua raku

Encyclopedic info

Scientific name
garcinia forbesii 1
English
  1. A type of wild fruit that looks like mangosteen, but red in colour when ripe. It tastes sour.
Malay
  1. Sejenis buah tempatan liar yang rupanya seperti buah manggis, tetapi berwarna merah apabila masak. Rasa buahnya masam.

References

  1. Ethnobotany of the Iban & Kelabit by Hanne Christensen