dattock

noun dat·tock \ˈdatək\

Definition of dattock

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a tropical African tree (Detarium senegalense) of the family Leguminosae having rounded to oval pods with a sweet edible pulp and a single oily edible seed

  2. 2 :  the hard dark reddish brown intricately figured wood of the dattock

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Origin and Etymology of dattock

Wolof detah, ditah


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