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1. tung

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil.

Synonyms

  • angiospermous tree
  • tung tree
  • tung-oil tree
  • Aleurites fordii
  • flowering tree
  • Aleurites

Etymology

  • tong (Mandarin Chinese)
  • tung (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tung (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word tung


1. Noun, singular or mass
The tung oil will just sit on top of the varnish and leave a sticky deposit.

2. Adjective
Wait an hour and apply another coat of tung oil.

2. tung-oil_tree

noun. Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil.

Synonyms

  • tung
  • angiospermous tree
  • tung tree
  • Aleurites fordii
  • flowering tree
  • Aleurites
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