billian

noun
bil·​li·​an | \ ˈbilēən, -lyən \
plural -s

Definition of billian

: a valuable timber tree (Eusideroxylon zwageri) of the family Lauraceae of Borneo having heavy hard antproof wood

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History and Etymology for billian

Malay (pokok) bĕlian, literally, sorcerer's tree, from pokok tree + bĕlian sorcerer

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“Billian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/billian. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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