avodire

noun av·o·di·re \ ¦avədə¦rā \

Definition of avodire

plural -s
1 : the smooth-textured decorative whitish to pale yellow wood of a large tropical West African tree (Turraeanthus africana) of the mahogany family used for cabinetmaking
2 : the tree that produces avodire

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Origin and Etymology of avodire

French avodiré


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