Teak

Definition of Teak

Pronunciation: tēk
n.1.(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.
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.

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teakwood, Tectona grandis, wood
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