African teak
Teak Teak (t[=e]k), n. [Malayalam tekku.] (Bot.) A tree of East Indies ({Tectona grandis}) which furnishes an extremely strong and durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding and other purposes; also, the timber of the tree. [Written also {teek}.] [1913 Webster]

{African teak}, a tree ({Oldfieldia Africana}) of Sierra Leone; also, its very heavy and durable wood; -- called also {African oak}.

{New Zeland teak}, a large tree ({Vitex littoralis}) of New Zeland; also, its hard, durable timber. [1913 Webster]


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  • African teak — African Af ri*can, a. [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer African.] Of or pertaining to Africa. [1913 Webster] {African hemp}, a fiber prepared from the leaves of the {Sanseviera Guineensis}, a plant found in Africa and India. {African marigold}, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • african teak — noun Usage: usually capitalized A 1. : african oak 2. : bubinga 3. : iroko * * * African teak An African euphorbiaceous tree, Oldfieldia africana • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • African teak — noun see african oak * * * African teak An African euphorbiaceous tree, Oldfieldia africana • • • Main Entry: ↑teak * * * African teak, = African oak. (Cf. ↑African oak) …   Useful english dictionary

  • African-teak — gauruotasis koralmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pterocarpus erinaceus), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pterocarpus erinaceus angl. African kino; African rosewood; African teak; barwood; black… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • African-teak — išlakusis akmenmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šilkmedinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Milicia excelsa), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Chlprophora exelca; Milicia excelsa; Morus excelsa angl. African teak; counterwood; iroko;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • African-teak — aukštasis geltūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pericopsis elata), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pericopsis elata angl. African teak; asamela; golden afromorsia; kokrodua šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • African-teak — afrikinis geltūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pericopsis mooniana), paplitęs Afrikoje ir atogrąžų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pericopsis mooniana angl. African teak; asamela; golden afromorsia;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • African oak — Teak Teak (t[=e]k), n. [Malayalam tekku.] (Bot.) A tree of East Indies ({Tectona grandis}) which furnishes an extremely strong and durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding and other purposes; also, the timber of the tree. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Teak — (t[=e]k), n. [Malayalam tekku.] (Bot.) A tree of East Indies ({Tectona grandis}) which furnishes an extremely strong and durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding and other purposes; also, the timber of the tree. [Written also {teek}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • African — Af ri*can, a. [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer African.] Of or pertaining to Africa. [1913 Webster] {African hemp}, a fiber prepared from the leaves of the {Sanseviera Guineensis}, a plant found in Africa and India. {African marigold}, a tropical …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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