/ (ˌdɪptərəʊkɑːˈpeɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Dipterocarpaceae, a family of trees chiefly native to tropical SE Asia, having two-winged fruits. Many species yield useful timber and resins
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Word Origin for dipterocarpaceous
C19: via New Latin from Greek dipteros two-winged + karpos fruit
Words nearby dipterocarpaceous
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