plural -s
: 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
: the hard dark reddish brown intricately figured wood of the dattock

Word History


Wolof detah, ditah

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“Dattock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dattock. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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