Meaning of "tabo"

tabo

    n.
    • a dipper, scoop, usually a coconut shell or an empty can magtabo', tumabo', tabuin (mag:-um-:-in)
    v.
    • to scoop water with a coconut shell or an empty can, to use a dipper or a coconut shell or an empty can. Tumabo siya ng tubig sa tapayan. He scooped out water from the earthen jar.