obechi
obechi obechi n. A large Western African tree ({Triplochiton scleroxcylon}) having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; it yields soft white to pale yellow wood.

Syn: obeche, arere, samba, {Triplochiton scleroxcylon}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • obechi — noun large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood • Syn: ↑obeche, ↑arere, ↑samba, ↑Triplochiton scleroxcylon •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Triplochiton scleroxcylon — obechi obechi n. A large Western African tree ({Triplochiton scleroxcylon}) having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one winged seeds; it yields soft white to pale yellow wood. Syn: obeche, arere …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Triplochiton scleroxcylon — obechi obechi n. A large Western African tree ({Triplochiton scleroxcylon}) having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one winged seeds; it yields soft white to pale yellow wood. Syn: obeche, arere …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • arere — noun large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood • Syn: ↑obeche, ↑obechi, ↑samba, ↑Triplochiton scleroxcylon •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Triplochiton — noun small genus of tropical African trees with maplelike leaves • Syn: ↑Triplochiton • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sterculiaceae, ↑family Sterculiaceae, ↑sterculia family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Triplochiton — noun small genus of tropical African trees with maplelike leaves • Syn: ↑genus Triplochiton • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sterculiaceae, ↑family Sterculiaceae, ↑sterculia family …   Useful english dictionary

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