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avodire

[ av-uh-duh-rey ]
/ ˌæv ə dəˈreɪ /
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noun

the hard, light-colored wood of a West African tree, Turraeanthus africana, of the mahogany family, used for making furniture.

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Origin of avodire

1930–35; <French avodiré, said to be <Agni, a Kwa language of the Ivory Coast
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