gurjun definition

  • noun:
    • a significant commercial wood types into the genus Dipterocarpus.
    • A thin balsam or lumber oil produced from this tree, used in medication and as a substitute for linseed oil in paint.
    • A thin balsam or wood oil derived from the Diptcrocarpus lævis, an East Indian tree. It is used in medicine, and as a substitute for linseed oil in the coarser kinds of paint.
    • The Dipterocarpus alatus, an extremely huge tree of this East Indies and Philippine countries, the wood of which can be used for house-building and canoes.

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