kiaat
kiaat kiaat n. a deciduous South African tree ({Pterocarpus angolensis}) having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; it yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood.

Syn: bloodwood tree, {Pterocarpus angolensis}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • kiaat — ki·aat …   English syllables

  • kiaat — noun deciduous South African tree having large odd pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood • Syn: ↑bloodwood tree, ↑Pterocarpus angolensis • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pterocarpus angolensis — kiaat kiaat n. a deciduous South African tree ({Pterocarpus angolensis}) having large odd pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange yellow flowers; it yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood. Syn: bloodwood tree, {Pterocarpus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • bloodwood tree — noun 1. deciduous South African tree having large odd pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood • Syn: ↑kiaat, ↑Pterocarpus angolensis • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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