gab·​oon | \ gä-ˈbün How to pronounce gaboon (audio) , gə- \

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Recent Examples on the Web North and south walls feature Cedartech panels—band-sawn gaboon, a tropical hardwood, pressed onto radiata ply. Karen Bruno, WSJ, "Wealthy Homeowners Find a Luxurious Way to Shelter Outdoors," 1 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of gaboon

1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gaboon

variant of goboon, from gob entry 1 + -oon (in spittoon)

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“Gaboon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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