Tec·​to·​na | \ tekˈtōnə\

Definition of Tectona

: a small genus of trees (family Verbenaceae) of India, Malaysia, and the Philippines having entire woolly leaves and paniculate cymes of small white or bluish flowers — see teak

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History and Etymology for Tectona

New Latin, perhaps from Greek tektōn carpenter; from its use in carpentry

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a servile follower or underling

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