Thatch made in SE Asia from palm fronds: [as modifier]: attap huts
More example sentences
- Dried fronds are used as thatching and called attap in Malay and nipa in the Philippines.
- There was a group of women there, weaving attap thatched roofing from nipah palm leaves.
- The attap huts were part of the main school buildings, and catered for infant and primary classes.
early 19th century: from Malay atap 'roof, thatch'.