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APITONG [2 records]

Record 1 2000-08-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Botany
  • Types of Wood
DEF

Any of several trees of the genus Dipterocarpus; esp.: an important Philippine timber tree [...]

DEF

The reddish brown wood of an apitong tree.

Key term(s)
  • keruing

French

Domaine(s)
  • Botanique
  • Sortes de bois
DEF

Arbre d'Asie tropicale de la famille du Diptérocarpacées. Bois rouge-brun à gris-rouge, à grain plutôt grossier, dur et lourd, est employé en charpente, traverse et contreplaqué.

Spanish

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Record 2 1999-10-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Botany
DEF

Any of several trees of the genus Dipterocarpus.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Botanique
DEF

Arbre originaire des régions tropicales d'Asie du Sud-Est.

OBS

On extrait de son bois une oléorésine siccative, l'«huile de bois». On utilise son bois en menuiserie et en construction navale. Type de la famille des diptérocarpacées.

Key term(s)
  • arbre à l’huile

Spanish

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