Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In the Philippine Islands, Sterculia fœtida, a tree with horizontal whorls of branches and digitate leaves.

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  • noun large tree of Old World tropics having foul-smelling orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food

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Examples

  • (Afzelia rhomboidea), dapdap (Erythrina spp.) · large capsules mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla), kalumpang (Sterculia foetida) · large winged fruits narra (Pterocarpus indicus), dipterocarps

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