A borer insect as well as the wood-dust produced by its action.
To crush, powder, grind, mash, pulverize, comminute, break, bruise, pound, reduce to fine particles. Bokboká ang bugás. Powder the hulled rice. Bokbokí akó sing diótay nga maís nga kinokót. Grind some corn for me. Binókbok nga balátong. Mashed beans. Ibókbok mo akó ánay siníng dalógdog nga ipamányos ko. Kindly crush this dalógdog-fruit for me, as I wish to rub myself with it. Figuratively: Natungâtúngà námon ang dálan nga mapailóngílong kag bokbokán kamí sang ulán. We had covered about half the distance on the road leading to Iloilo, when we were overtaken by a pelting shower of rain. (see sâsâ, tâtâ, mômô, lumâ, pusâ).