Definition of Tectona grandis

1. Noun. Tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood.

Exact synonyms: Teak
Group relationships: Genus Tectona, Tectona
Terms within: Teak, Teakwood
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tectona Grandis

Teasmade
Teasmades
Tebaldi
Tebet
Tebeth
Tec protein-tyrosine kinase
Technicolor
Technicolor yawn
Technicolor yawns
Technology Administration
Tecophilaeacea
Tectaria
Tectaria cicutaria
Tectaria macrodonta
Tectona
Tectona grandis (current term)
Tecumseh
Tecumtha
Ted
Ted Hughes
Ted Shawn
Ted Williams
Teddie
Teddy
Teddy boy
Teddy boys
Teds
Teegeeack
Teeside
Teesside

Literary usage of Tectona grandis

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1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Forests of Tectona grandis in East Java, iii. Woodland in Tropical East Africa. Engler's description of the formations, ¡v. ..."

2. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera, Jerome Beers Thomas (1901)
"Stigma semi-globose. Fruit, 2 seeds covered by the pellicle of the ovary. HABITAT.—Very common in the rice fields. Tectona grandis, L. NOM. VULG. ..."

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