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teak (n.)

type of large East Indian tree yielding dark, heavy wood, 1690s, from Portuguese teca, from Malayalam (Dravidian) tekka, cognate with Tamil tekku, Telugu teku, Kanarese tegu "the teak tree." The Hindi name is sagwan, sagun.

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Definitions of teak from WordNet

teak (n.)
hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding;
Synonyms: teakwood
teak (n.)
tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood;
Synonyms: Tectona grandis
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