any of several Philippine trees of the genus Shorea and related genera, having brown or reddish wood used as lumber and in cabinetry.
the wood of any of these trees.
any of various Philippine hardwood trees of the genus Shorea and related genera: family Dipterocarpaceae
[fil-uh-peenz, fil-uh-peenz] /ˈfɪl əˌpinz, ˌfɪl əˈpinz/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. an archipelago of 7083 islands in the Pacific, SE of China: formerly (1898–1946) under the guardianship of the U.S.; now an independent republic. 114,830 sq. mi. (297,410 sq. km). Capital: Manila. /ˈfɪlɪˌpiːnz; ˌfɪlɪˈpiːnz/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) Republic of the Philippines, […]
- Philippine sea
noun 1. part of the NW Pacific Ocean, east and north of the Philippines
[English fil-uh-pop-uh-lis] /English ˌfɪl əˈpɒp ə lɪs/ noun 1. Greek name of . /ˌfɪlɪˈpɒpəlɪs/ noun 1. transliteration of the Greek name for Plovdiv
[fi-lip-uh s] /fɪˈlɪp əs/ noun, plural philippi [fi-lip-ahy] /fɪˈlɪp aɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a gold coin of ancient Greece, originally issued by Philip II of Macedon.