kalumpang

noun
ka·​lum·​pang | \ ¦käləm¦päŋ \
plural -s

Definition of kalumpang

Philippines
: a large tropical Old World tree (Sterculia foetida) having foul-smelling blossoms that are followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich and protein-rich seeds sometimes used as food and yielding light soft wood that is sometimes used for carving

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Tagalog kalumpáng

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“Kalumpang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kalumpang. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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