tung tree


tung tree


Definition of TUNG TREE

:  any of several trees (genus Aleurites) of the spurge family whose seeds yield tung oil; especially :  an Asian tree (A. fordii) widely grown in warm regions

Origin of TUNG TREE

Chinese (Beijing) tóng
First Known Use: 1889


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