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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood.

Usage examples (34)
  • The interior was trimmed in teak, as was the companionway leading into the cabin.
  • Give your next PC all the style of fine furniture or a sleek sailboat by having it encased in teak or mahogany.
  • The chair handmade in teak & leather is an experiment to evoke emotions that emerge in these modern times of straight line mass productible furniture.
  • Slow growing trees such as teak and many other hardwoods will be cut down and not replanted when interest rates are even moderately high. for more
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