meranti

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay meranti.

Noun[edit]

meranti ‎(uncountable)

  1. The timber of any of various trees of the genus Shorea.
    • 2007 August 19, Jay Romano, “Decks: Real Wood or a Look-Alike?”, in New York Times[1]:
      Homeowners can also use cedar, at $1.50 to $3 or more per foot, or exotic hardwoods like meranti from Southeast Asia or ipê from Brazil at about $3 a foot.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

meranti m (uncountable)

  1. meranti (the timber of any of various trees of the genus Shorea)