makore

noun
ma·​ko·​re | \ ˌmäkəˈrā \
plural -s

Definition of makore

: a large tree of southern Africa (Mimusops leckellii) that yields a wood resembling cherry but having a pronounced black mottle

called also cherry mahogany

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native name in southern Africa

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“Makore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/makore. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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