ekki

noun
ek·​ki | \ ˈekē \
plural -s

Definition of ekki

1 : a tropical African timber tree (Lophira alata or L. procera) of the family Ochnaceae yielding a heavy hard durable reddish brown wood that is used especially for wharves, railway ties, and flooring
2 : the wood of the ekki

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History and Etymology for ekki

native name in Africa

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“Ekki.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ekki. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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