Definition of Burma padauk

1. Noun. Tree of India and Burma yielding a wood resembling mahogany.

Exact synonyms: Burmese Rosewood, Pterocarpus Macrocarpus
Group relationships: Genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus
Generic synonyms: Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Burma Padauk

Burke
Burke's Barrage
Burkina
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso franc
Burkinabe
Burkinese
Burkism
Burkitt's lymphoma
Burlew disk
Burlew wheel
Burlington
Burlington bun
Burlington buns
Burma
Burma padauk (current term)
Burmah
Burman
Burmannia
Burmanniaceae
Burmans
Burmeisteria
Burmeisteria retusa
Burmese
Burmese-Yi
Burmese cat
Burmese rosewood
Burmilla
Burmillas
Burn and Rand theory

Literary usage of Burma padauk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Indian Timbers: An Account of the Growth, Distribution, and Uses by James Sykes Gamble (1902)
"Burma padauk. Vern. Padauk, Burm. A deciduous tree. Wood hard, dark brick-red, close-grained, structure similar to that of P. indicus. ..."

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