Rhodesian teak

noun

Definition of Rhodesian teak

: a southern African leguminous timber tree (Baikiaea plurijuga) with very hard moderately heavy reddish brown wood that is highly resistant to insect attack and is used especially for railroad ties and block flooring

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“Rhodesian teak.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhodesian%20teak. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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