sipo

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

sipo native name in the Cameroons

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“Sipo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sipo. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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