wenge

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wenge (ˈwɛnɡeɪ)
 
n
1.  a large, straight tree Millettia laurentii of Central and West Africa valued for its hard dark wood, used in furniture and flooring
2.  a.  the wood of this tree
 b.  (as modifier): a wenge chair
 
[C20: from a native African word]

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