upas

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay upas.

Noun[edit]

upas (usually uncountable, plural upases)

  1. (usually countable, botany) A tree Antiaris toxicaria of the breadfruit family, common in the forests of Java and the neighboring islands, with poisonous secretions.
  2. (uncountable) A virulent poison used in Java and the adjacent islands for poisoning arrows derived from the tree.
  3. (uncountable) A poison prepared from a climbing plant Strychnos tieute

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Antiaris toxicaria): bohun upas
  • (poison from Antiaris toxicaria):
  • (poison from Strychnos tieute): upas tieute

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upas

  1. upas (poison from Antiaris toxicaria)
  2. upas (poison from Strychnos tieute)

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