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
plural -es : any tree of the genus Dryobalanops

Word History


New Latin, from dry- + balan- + -ops

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“Dryobalanops.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dryobalanops. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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