Definition of Kalantas
1. Noun. Philippine timber tree having hard red fragrant wood.
Generic synonyms: Mahogany, Mahogany Tree
Group relationships: Genus Toona, Toona
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kalantas
Literary usage of Kalantas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1917)
"Ipil and kalantas are the principal species being cut. Marang- go, Akle, Molave, and Narra are also cut, but in very inconsiderable quantities. ..."
2. Annual Report of the Director of Forestry by Philippines Bureau of Forestry (1916)
"The operations of the licensees are such that only ipil and kalantas are cut, leaving other valuable trees in the forest. Because the ships that touch at ..."