padauk

noun pa·dauk \pəˈdau̇k\
variants: or

padouk

\pəˈdau̇k\

Definition of padauk

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  any of several trees of the genus Pterocarpus that yield a reddish wood resembling mahogany: such as a :  african padauk b :  andaman padauk c :  barwood d :  burma padauk

  2. 2 :  the wood of a padauk tree

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Origin and Etymology of padauk

native name in Burma


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