Definition of dryobalanops
1 capitalized : a small genus of resin-producing trees (family Dipterocarpaceae) having flowers with a cup-shaped calyx the limb of which is divided into leafy segments — see borneo camphor
2 plural -es : any tree of the genus Dryobalanops
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Origin and Etymology of dryobalanops
New Latin, from dry- + balan- + -ops
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