lingue

noun
lin·​gue | \ ˈliŋgwā\
plural -s

Definition of lingue

: a Chilean timber tree (Persea lingue) that is closely related to the avocado, has a bark which is a locally important source of tannin, and yields a lustrous pale brown timber esteemed for cabinetwork and joinery

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History and Etymology for lingue

American Spanish, from Araucanian lige

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