jelutong


jel·u·tong

noun \ˈje-lə-ˌtŋ\

Definition of JELUTONG

1
:  any of several trees (genus Dyera) of the dogbane family
2
:  the resinous rubbery latex of a jelutong (especially Dyera costulata) used especially as a chicle substitute

Origin of JELUTONG

Malay jĕlutong
First Known Use: circa 1836

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