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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Pterocarpus mean? 

  The noun PTEROCARPUS has 1 sense:

1. genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods

  Familiarity information: PTEROCARPUS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods

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Nouns denoting plants


genus Pterocarpus; Pterocarpus

Hypernyms ("Pterocarpus" is a kind of...):

rosid dicot genus (a genus of dicotyledonous plants)

Meronyms (members of "Pterocarpus"):

bloodwood tree; kiaat; Pterocarpus angolensis (deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood)

amboyna; padauk; padouk; Pterocarpus indicus (tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain)

Burma padauk; Burmese rosewood; Pterocarpus macrocarpus (tree of India and Burma yielding a wood resembling mahogany)

kino; Pterocarpus marsupium (East Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used medicinally and in e.g. tanning)

Pterocarpus santalinus; red sandalwood; red sanders; red sanderswood; red saunders (tree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood)

Holonyms ("Pterocarpus" is a member of...):

Papilionoideae; subfamily Papilionoideae (alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae)

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