[ ag-buh ]
/ ˈæg bə /
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a tropical tree, Gossweilerodendron balsamiferum, of the legume family.
the hard, strong, mahoganylike wood of this tree, used for veneers.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Origin of agba
First recorded in 1915–20, agba is from the Edo word ágbá
Words nearby agba
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Example sentences from the Web for agba
Sahid ben Agba one day asked an Arab: "Of what tribe art thou?"