Meaning of jelutong
Pronunciation: ( jel'u-tông", -tong"), [key]
- a tree, Dyera costulata, of the Malay Peninsula, from which a resinous latex is obtained.
- Also calledthe latex of these trees, used as a substitute for chicle.
- Also calleda tropical Old World tree, Alstonia scholaris, of the dogbane family, of which the bark is used in medicine.