Definition of punnai in English:

punnai

(also pinnay)

noun

  • More fully "punnai tree". Any of several Indo-Malayan trees of the genus Calophyllum (family Clusiaceae (Guttiferae)); especially the Alexandrian laurel, C. inophyllum, and C. polyanthum.

Origin

Late 18th century. From Tamil puṉṉai, piṉṉai. Compare poon.

Pronunciation

punnai

/ˈpʊneɪ/