guijo

noun
gui·jo | \(ˈ)gē¦hō\
plural -s

Definition of guijo 

1 : a large Philippine timber tree (Shorea guiso) of the family Dipterocarpaceae having strong heavy hard wood with a striking figure and moderately fine texture

2 : the wood of the guijo

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History and Etymology for guijo

Philippine Spanish, from Tagalog gihò

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