Definition of Jelutong

1. Noun. ''Dyera costulata'', a tree of the oleander subfamily. ¹



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Definition of Jelutong

1. a tropical tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jelutong

jellyfish
jellyfish baby
jellyfish tree
jellyfishes
jellyfishlike
jellygraph
jellygraphs
jellying
jellyish
jellyleaf
jellylike
jellyrolls
jelutong (current term)
jelutongs
jemadar
jemadars
jemidar
jemidars
jemima
jemimas
jemlah goat
jemmied
jemmier
jemmies
jemmiest
jemminess
jemmy

Literary usage of Jelutong

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1. A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya by Nicholas Belfield Dennys (1894)
"jelutong.—V. and district SW of George-town, Penang. V. about H miles S. of the Gaol jelutong.—Hill and tapioca plantation in Batu Berendam district, ..."

2. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"jelutong jelutong is a rubber-like product obtained from the latex of a tree ... jelutong trees are tapped about 40 times a year and yield an average of ..."

3. The Whole Art of Rubber-growing by William Wicherley (1911)
"About 70 per cent, of this is serviceable jelutong, which in its turn will ... Formerly it was the custom to ship the jelutong in a raw condition to the ..."

4. Crude Rubber and Compounding Ingredients by Henry Clemens Pearson (1918)
"PONTIANAK, also known as jelutong, gutta jelutong, Gam- bria, besk and fluvia, is a low-grade ... This is a low- grade gutta sometimes mixed with jelutong. ..."

5. The Indian Forester (1905)
""jelutong " can hardly be called a gutta percha however, and this only bears out my statement. Whereas the price of gutta percha rose in 1902 to $5oo per ..."

6. Plantation Rubber and the Testing of Rubber by George Stafford Whitby (1920)
"Following Alexander, an investigation of jelutong resin was made by Sack and Tollens,2 ... Cohen,3 and subsequently Hillen,4 have found that jelutong resin ..."

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