obeche

[oh-bee-chee]
noun
  1. a tropical African tree, Triplochiton scleroxylon.
  2. the hard, white to pale-yellow wood of this tree, used for making furniture.

Origin of obeche

First recorded in 1905–10, obeche is from the Edo word oβεxε
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