obeche

noun obe·che \ōˈbēchē\
variants: less commonly

obechi

\ōˈbēchē\

Definition of obeche

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a large West African tree (Triplochiton scleroxylon) with soft white to pale yellow wood —called also arere, samba

  2. 2 :  the wood of the obeche used especially for veneering

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Origin and Etymology of obeche

native name in Nigeria


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