pyin·​ka·​do | \ pēˈiŋkəˌdō, ˈpyi- \
variants: or pyingado \ -​ŋgə-​ \ or pyengadu \ pēˈeŋ-​ , ˈpyeŋ-​ \
plural -s

Definition of pyinkado

1a : a tall Asiatic tree (Xylia dolabriformis) that is often confused with the acle and that has very heavy hard durable wood
b : the wood of pyinkado
2 : acle

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Burmese pyeng-kadō

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“Pyinkado.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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