[ leb-ek ]
/ ˈlɛb ɛk /
Also called lebbek tree . a tropical Asian and Australian tree, Albizzia lebbeck, of the legume family, having pinnate leaves and greenish-yellow flowers.
Also called koko. the hard, durable wood of this tree, used in the construction of buildings.
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Origin of lebbek
First recorded in 1760–70; origin uncertain
Words nearby lebbek
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Example sentences from the Web for lebbek
She gripped her cold little hands in her lap and looked out beyond the lebbek's shade into the vivid garden.The Palace of Darkened Windows|Mary Hastings Bradley