[ oh-bee-chee ]
/ oʊˈbi tʃi /
a tropical African tree, Triplochiton scleroxylon.
the hard, white to pale-yellow wood of this tree, used for making furniture.
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Origin of obeche
First recorded in 1905–10, obeche is from the Edo word oβεxε
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