Amboina pine

noun

variants or Amboyna pine
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: a tall tree (Agathis alba) native to the Moluccas and the Philippines and the chief source of dammar resin

Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amboina pine was in 1838

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“Amboina pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amboina%20pine. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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