avodire

[ av-uh-duh-rey ]
/ ˌæv ə dəˈreɪ /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. avn.,
  2. avo,
  3. avocado,
  4. avocation,
  5. avocet,
  6. avogadro,
  7. avogadro's constant,
  8. avogadro's law,
  9. avogadro's number,
  10. avoid

Origin of avodire

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

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