jelutong









jelutong


noun

  1. a tree, Dyera costulata, of the Malay Peninsula, from which a resinous latex is obtained.
  2. Also called pontianak. the latex of these trees, used as a substitute for chicle.
  3. Also called devil tree. a tropical Old World tree, Alstonia scholaris, of the dogbane family, of which the bark is used in medicine.

noun

  1. a Malaysian apocynaceous tree of the genus Dyera, esp D. costulata
  2. the latex obtained from this tree, used in the manufacture of chewing gum
  3. the wood of this tree

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