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A Malaysian tree with pale lightweight timber.
- ‘There are also a series of small table-top tableaux in painted jelutong.’
- ‘The timber of jelutong is classified as not durable under the exposed conditions.’
- ‘A light-weight wood, jelutong is correspondingly low in strength.’
Mid 19th century: from Malay.
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