Definition of kapur in English:

kapur

noun

  • A large tropical Old World tree which yields light brown timber, edible fruit, and camphor.

    • ‘The entire table is made of kapur wood, an all-weather wood that is dense and durable.’
    • ‘We produce and export sawn & machined tropical timber in species of Kapur, Kempas (Menggris), Balau(Selangan Batu) and mixed hard wood of custom cut sizes and dimensions.’
    • ‘According to marine construction lecturer Les Crawley, who's co-ordinating the project on behalf on the Mid West College of Tafe, kapur is suitable for boatbuilding.’

Origin

Malay.

Pronunciation:

kapur

/ˈkapə/