palosapis

noun
pa·​lo·​sa·​pis | \ ˌpalōˈsäpə̇s, ˌpäl- \
plural -es

Definition of palosapis

: a tall tree (Anisoptera thurifera) of the family Dipterocarpaceae that is common in the Philippines and yields a resinous oil and valuable light-colored hard wood used in cabinetwork and paneling

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“Palosapis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palosapis. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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