Definition of Kokra
1. the wood of a tree used for making flutes [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kokra
kokra (current term)
kola nut tree
Literary usage of Kokra
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1880)
"kokra WOOD, or Cocus WOOD, the wood of an Indian tree. ... kokra wood is imported into Britain in logs of 6 or 8 in. in diameter, having the heart-wood of a ..."
2. The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with by Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson (1898)
"The kokra tree has leathery, alternate leaves. KO'LA. a place of only (1886) 765 inhabitants, but worthy of notice as the most northern t. of European ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1896)
"Cocus (or kokra) Wood — Irritant Properties of the Sawdust. — The recent experience of a workman who, engaged in sawing cocus wood, was on several occasions ..."
4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"kokra WOOD, or COCUS WOOD, the wood of an Indian tree, ... The kokra-tn-.' has leathery, alternate leaves. KO'LA, a place of scarcely 800 inhabitants ¡>'-t ..."
5. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"kokra WOOD, or COCUS WOOD, the wood of an Indian tree, ... The kokra-tree has leathery, alternate leaves. KO'LA, a place of scarcely 800 inhabitants, ..."
6. Native Life in Travancore by Samuel Mateer (1883)
"The conch shell, which is blown in temple worship, and the kokra, used in demon worship (p. 49), can scarcely be classed as musical instruments. ..."
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