obeche

noun obe·che
variants: or less commonly obechi \ōˈbēchē\

Definition of obeche

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