iroko


iro·ko

noun \ə-ˈrō-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of IROKO

:  a large tropical western African tree (Chlorophora excelsa) of the mulberry family having strong streaky insect-resistant wood which is often used as a teak substitute; also :  this wood

Origin of IROKO

Yoruba ìrokò
First Known Use: 1890

Rhymes with IROKO

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