Definition of mengkulang in English:

mengkulang

(also menkulang)

noun

  • Any of various large Malayan timber trees of the genus Heritiera (family Sterculiaceae), especially H. simplicifolia; the wood of any of these trees, valued especially as a material for plywood.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in John Henry Corner (1906–1996), botanist. From Malay mengkulang.

Pronunciation

mengkulang

/ˈmɛŋkuːlaŋ/