bubinga

noun
bu·​binga | \büˈbiŋ(g)ə\
plural -s

Definition of bubinga 

1 : any of several large leguminous trees of tropical West Africa (especially Didelotia africana and members of the genera Copaifera and Brachystegia)

2 : the wood of a bubinga especially : the hard heavy heartwood of a bubinga that is similar in appearance to rosewood and is used for veneers

called also African rosewood

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First Known Use of bubinga

1934, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bubinga

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