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- The timber of any of various trees of the genus Shorea.
2007 August 19, Jay Romano, “Decks: Real Wood or a Look-Alike?”, New York Times:
- Homeowners can also use cedar, at $1.50 to $3 or more per foot, or exotic hardwoods like meranti from Southeast Asia or ipê from Brazil at about $3 a foot.
the timber of any of various trees of the genus Shorea