avodire

noun
av·​o·​di·​re | \ ¦avədə¦rā \
plural -s

Definition of avodire

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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History and Etymology for avodire

French avodiré

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“Avodire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/avodire. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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