teak·​wood ˈtēk-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce teakwood (audio)

Examples of teakwood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Picture the cozy embrace of cashmere blankets mingling with the earthy essence of teakwood. Christianna Silva, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Apr. 2024 Best fragrances for Capricorn: Cedar, teakwood, and bergamot reflect their earthy, reliable personality. Bryce Jones, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Oct. 2023 According to DeVries Patio Furniture, aluminum, and wicker furniture can last over 15 years, while wrought iron and teakwood furniture can last over 25 years. Moriah Mason, Southern Living, 4 Aug. 2023 Mesh, aluminum, and teakwood are all durable materials that are UV- and water-resistant. Erica Reagle, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 July 2023 It’s made out of teakwood which contains natural oils, and provides durable benefits like resistance to moisture, insects, rotting, and decay. Erica Reagle, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 July 2023 One candle offers a fresh lavender scent while the other smells of cedar teakwood. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 17 May 2023 Bensley particularly loves the riverside restaurant Chon, made of three, century-old Thai teakwood houses that he and the Siam’s owner rescued and restored themselves. Katie Lockhart, House Beautiful, 14 July 2022 Rooms are accented with recyclable teakwood and include full kitchens and outdoor terraces—some of which lend views of Martinique in the distance. Kristin Braswell, Condé Nast Traveler, 3 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1783, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of teakwood was in 1783

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“Teakwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teakwood. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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