lebbek tree

lebbek

[leb-ek]
noun
1.
Also called lebbek tree. a tropical Asian and Australian tree, Albizzia lebbeck, of the legume family, having pinnate leaves and greenish-yellow flowers.
2.
Also called koko. the hard, durable wood of this tree, used in the construction of buildings.

Origin:
1760–70; origin uncertain

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