Definition of Teakwood

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: Teak
Substance meronyms: Teak, Tectona Grandis
Generic synonyms: Wood



Definition of Teakwood

1. Noun. Wood of a teak tree. ¹

2. Noun. An item of craftsmanship made from teak. ¹

3. Noun. A wooded area with many teak trees. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teakwood

1. the wood of the teak [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teakwood

teaed
teagle
teagled
teagles
teagling
teahead
teaheads
teahouse
teahouses
teaing
teak
teakettle
teakettler
teakettles
teaks
teakwood (current term)
teakwoods
teal
tealeaf
tealess
tealight
tealights
tealike
teallite
teals
team
team-mate
team-mates
team-sport
team player

Literary usage of Teakwood

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1. Geographical and Industrial Studies; Asia by Nellie Burnham Allen (1916)
"On the river there are also immense teakwood rafts with thatched huts on them. ... The teakwood trees are so valuable that the government has set apart as ..."

2. The Chinese by John Stuart Thomson (1909)
"teakwood tables with tops of marble from Yunnan province; water-pipes : teacups; fans. Mothers of rulers of China. A group of Manchu women at Peking. ..."

3. The Indian Forester (1884)
"THE PRICE OF teakwood, particularly Burmah teak, has risen very much within the past year or two. Logs that could be purchased at Rs. 60 or Rs. 70 per ton, ..."

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