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1. a tree, Dyera costulata, of the Malay Peninsula, from which a resinous latex is obtained.
2. Also called pontianak. the latex of these trees, used as a substitute for chicle.
3. Also called devil tree. a tropical Old World tree, Alstonia scholaris, of the dogbane family, of which the bark is used in medicine.
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