Definition of kapur in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkapə/


A large tropical Old World tree which yields light brown timber, edible fruit, and camphor.
  • Genus Dryobalanops, family Dipterocarpaceae.
Example sentences
  • According to marine construction lecturer Les Crawley, who's co-ordinating the project on behalf on the Mid West College of Tafe, kapur is suitable for boatbuilding.
  • The entire table is made of kapur wood, an all-weather wood that is dense and durable.
  • We produce and export sawn & machined tropical timber in species of Kapur, Kempas (Menggris), Balau(Selangan Batu) and mixed hard wood of custom cut sizes and dimensions.



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