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dita

(ˈdiːtə)
n
(Plants) an apocynaceous shrub, Alstonia scholaris, of tropical Africa and Asia, having large shiny whorled leaves and medicinal bark
[C19: from Tagalog]
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Noun1.dita - evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymesdita - evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally
Alstonia, genus Alstonia - genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; tropical Africa to southeastern Asia and Polynesia
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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