khaya

noun \ˈkīə, ˈkāə\

Definition of khaya

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of African timber trees (family Meliaceae) with wood closely resembling mahogany

  2. 2 plural -s :  any tree of the genus Khaya

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Origin and Etymology of khaya

New Latin, from Wolof khaye khaya tree


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