Meaning of TUNG TREE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

Etymology: Chinese (Beijing) tóng

Date: 1889

: any of several trees (genus Aleurites ) of the spurge family whose seeds yield tung oil ; especially : an Asian tree ( A. fordii ) widely grown in warm regions

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