Definition of buntal in English:


Line breaks: bun¦tal
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌnt(ə)l


[mass noun, often as modifier]
  • The straw from a talipot palm used for making hats: a buntal hat
    More example sentences
    • Bamboo and buntal hats bring the most money to the islands, although many inexpensive buri hats are exported.
    • This gorgeous clam shape bag is brushed in buntal weave and finished with exquisite braided snakeskin handles.
    • Shade yourself from the sun with this expertly handmade buntal hat in a burst of colours.


early 20th century: from Tagalog.

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