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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Origin and Etymology of bubinga
First Known Use: 1934See Words from the same year
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