si·​po | \ ˈsē(ˌ)pō \
variants: or less commonly sipo mahogany
plural -s

Definition of sipo

: a very large African mahogany (Entandrophragma utile) that occurs chiefly in the Cameroons and Ivory Coast and that yields an attractively banded moderately hard and heavy light to dark red or reddish brown scented wood which is sometimes exported in quantity

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History and Etymology for sipo

sipo native name in the Cameroons

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“Sipo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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