teakwood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

teak +‎ wood

Noun[edit]

teakwood (countable and uncountable, plural teakwoods)

  1. Wood of a teak tree.
    • 2007 October 25, Sean D. Hamill, “A Riverboat Could Be Cruising to the End of the Line”, New York Times:
      In addition to stained-glass windows and a graceful chandelier over the grand staircase, the boat was festooned with elegant teakwood handrails that encircle the decks, red mahogany that graces the walls in common areas, and rare Siamese ironwood floors.
  2. An item of craftsmanship made from teak.
  3. A wooded area with many teak trees.