khaya

noun
\ ˈkīə , ˈkāə \

Definition of khaya 

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

2 plural -s : any tree of the genus Khaya

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History and Etymology for khaya

New Latin, from Wolof khaye khaya tree

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