idig·​bo | \ ə̇ˈdigˌbō, ˈēdigˌbō \
plural -s

Definition of idigbo

1 : an African tree (Terminalia worensis) valued for its light yellow wood
2 : the wood of the idigbo

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First Known Use of idigbo

1942, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for idigbo

native name in Africa

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“Idigbo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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