teak

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English[edit]

Teak wood
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Etymology[edit]

Portuguese teca, from Malayalam തേക്കു് (tēkkŭ) or Tamil தேக்கு (tēkku) (tēkku).

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teak (usually uncountable, plural teaks)

  1. (uncountable) An extremely durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding and other purposes, yielded by Tectona grandis (and Tectona spp.).
  2. (countable) A tree of the species in the genus Tectona
  3. (uncountable) A yellowish brown colour, like that of teak wood.
    teak colour:    

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teak (not comparable)

  1. Of a yellowish brown colour, like that of teak wood.

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Noun[edit]

teak n (plural teaks)

  1. teak

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