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n.1.(Bot.) A large tree of the order Coniferæ, indigenous to the East Indies and Australasia; - called also Agathis. There are several species.
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The wood species investigated were Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.), agathis (Agathis dammara), and sengon (Paraserianthes falcataria).
has dammara (with the interchange of labials via dissimilation of the initial voiced stop) meaning "destroy"?