Definition of poon spar in English:

poon spar

noun

  • 1(More fully "poon spar tree") either of two species of poon, Calophyllum elatum and C. tomentosum, frequently used to supply spars.

  • 2A boat spar made from poon wood.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London.