noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu tūn, from Sanskrit tunna Date: 1810 a southeast Asian and Australian tree (Toona ciliata syn. Cedrela toona) of the mahogany family with aromatic dark red to reddish-brown wood; also its wood

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