banuyo

noun
ba·​nu·​yo | \ bəˈnü(ˌ)yō \
plural -s

Definition of banuyo

1 : a Philippine timber tree (Wallaceodendron celebicum) of the family Leguminosae
2 : the fine hard wood of the banuyo, similar to acle, of pale golden-brown or dark coffee color, much used in cabinetwork

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“Banuyo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banuyo. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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