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padouk

or padauk

[puh-douk] /pəˈdaʊk/
noun
1.
any of several trees belonging to the genus Pterocarpus, of the legume family, native to tropical Asia and Africa, having reddish striped or mottled wood used for paneling, furniture, etc.
2.
the wood itself.
Origin of padouk
1830-1840
1830-40; < Burmese padauk
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padouk

/pəˈdaʊk; -ˈdɔːk/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of padauk
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