bubinga

noun bu·binga \büˈbiŋ(g)ə\

Definition of bubinga

plural

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

  2. 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

Bantu


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