Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Alstonia bark (which see, under bark).
  • n. In the Philippines, a tree, Pala scholaris, belonging to the Apocynaceæ, which yields a valuable medicinal bark. See devil-tree and dita-bark.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.