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keruing Line breaks: keru|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkɛrʊɪŋ/

Definition of keruing in English:


A timber tree related to the gurjun, growing in Malaysia, Sabah, and Indonesia.
  • Genus Dipterocarpus, family Dipterocarpaceae: several species


Early 20th century: from Malay.

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