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dipterocarpaceous

/ (ˌdɪptərəʊkɑːˈpeɪʃəs) /
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adjective
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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Word Origin for dipterocarpaceous

C19: via New Latin from Greek dipteros two-winged + karpos fruit

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