Poon meaning

po͝on
Any of several trees of the genus Calophyllum, of southern Asia, having light hard wood formerly used for masts and spars.
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Any of several East Indian trees (genus Calophyllum) of the St. Johnswort family, whose seeds yield a bitter oil.
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The wood of any of these trees, used esp. in ships, cabinetwork, etc.
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Origin of poon

  • Sinhalese pūna perhaps of Dravidian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition