from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A small gennus of trees, belonging to the natural order Dipterocarpeæ., natives of the Malay archipelago.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) The genus to which belongs the single species
Dryobalanops Camphora, a lofty resinous tree of Borneo and Sumatra, yielding Borneo camphor and camphor oil.
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The main commercial tree species on the IUCN red list are from three genera - shorea (known locally as meranti), dipterocarps (keruing) and dryobalanops (kapur).