Definition of Teak

1. Noun. Hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding.

Exact synonyms: Teakwood
Substance meronyms: Tectona Grandis
Generic synonyms: Wood



2. Noun. Tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood.
Exact synonyms: Tectona Grandis
Group relationships: Genus Tectona, Tectona
Terms within: Teakwood
Generic synonyms: Tree

Definition of Teak

1. n. 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.

Definition of Teak

1. Noun. An extremely durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding and other purposes, yielded by ''Tectona grandis'' (and ''Tectona'' spp.). ¹

2. Noun. A tree of the species in the genus ''Tectona'' ¹

3. Noun. A yellowish brown colour, like that of teak wood. ¹

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teak

1. an East Indian tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Teak

1. 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. Alternative forms: teek African teak, a tree (Oldfieldia Africana) of Sierra Leone; also, its very heavy and durable wood; called also African oak. New Zeland teak, a large tree (Vitex littoralis) of New Zeland; also, its hard, durable timber. Origin: Malayalm tekku. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teak

teacupsful
tead
teade
teades
teads
teaed
teagle
teagled
teagles
teagling
teahead
teaheads
teahouse
teahouses
teaing
teak (current term)
teakettle
teakettler
teakettles
teaks
teakwood
teakwoods
teal
tealeaf
tealess
tealight
tealights
tealike
teallite
teals

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