Definition of tambouti
: a southern and eastern African deciduous tree (Spirostachys africanus) of the family Euphorbiaceae with foliage that turns red in fall and hard slightly fragrant wood that is golden yellow in the sapwood and black in the heartwood and is used locally for furniture and cabinetwork
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Origin and Etymology of tambouti
Afrikaans tamboetie, from Tamboe Tembu + -tie, diminutive suffix
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