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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“Guijo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guijo. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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