avodire

noun

av·​o·​di·​re
¦avədə¦rā
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

Word History

Etymology

French avodiré

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“Avodire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/avodire. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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