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  • n. A major commercial timber species in the genus Dipterocarpus.
  • n. A thin balsam or wood oil derived from this tree, used in medicine and as a substitute for linseed oil in paint.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A thin balsam or wood oil derived from the Diptcrocarpus lævis, an East Indian tree. It is used in medicine, and as a substitute for linseed oil in the coarser kinds of paint.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Dipterocarpus alatus, a very large tree of the East Indies and Philippine islands, the wood of which is used for house-building and canoes.

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