Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The work, a 14-foot long and 4-foot high mural depicting the once-vital tung oil industry in the region, will remain and be highlighted in the design of the Garden House, Ward said. Kim Chatelain, NOLA.com, 15 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tung was in 1914

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“Tung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tung. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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