Definitions of teak

  1. hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A tree of East Indies (Tectona grandis) which furnishes an extremely strong and durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding and other purposes; also, the timber of the tree. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A tall East Indian tree whose leaves yield a red dye; the hard, durable timber of this tree. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. The tree Tectona grandis, of eastern and southern Asia, furnishing a timber wood; the leaves are astringent and the flowers diuretic. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  6. A tree in the E. Indies and Africa, also its wood, remarkable for its hardness and durability. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. An East Indian tree, and its hard and durable timber. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A large East-Indian tree yielding durable timber. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A tree of the East Indies, which furnishes an abundance of valuable ship-timber; the wood of the tree. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. t[=e]k, n. a tree in the East Indies and Africa, also its wood, remarkable for its hardness and durability. [Malayalam tekka.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  11. (E.-Ind. tree with) heavy durable timber that does not warp or shrink or corrode iron, much used in shipbuilding. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  12. n. A tree of the genus Tectona, growing in the East Indies, which furnishes very excellent ship timber ; also, the timber of the tree. Cabinet Dictionary

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