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[jel-uh-tawng, -tong] /ˈdʒɛl əˌtɔŋ, -ˌtɒŋ/

a tree, Dyera costulata, of the Malay Peninsula, from which a resinous latex is obtained.
Also called pontianak. the latex of these trees, used as a substitute for chicle.
Also called devil tree. a tropical Old World tree, Alstonia scholaris, of the dogbane family, of which the bark is used in medicine.
a Malaysian apocynaceous tree of the genus Dyera, esp D. costulata
the latex obtained from this tree, used in the manufacture of chewing gum
the wood of this tree


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