Definition of Pyinma
1. Noun. Relatively hard durable timber from the Queen's crape myrtle; light reddish brown, smooth and lustrous.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyinma
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Literary usage of Pyinma
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Indian Forester (1893)
"8 In 1882-83 the exports consisted of 156 tons of pyinma, 81 tons of Padauk, ... (Dipterocarpus) and pyinma. The demand for Moulmein tea boxes, ..."
2. The Indian ForesterForests and forestry (1893)
"As a material for housebuilding, pyinma is as good almost as Teak, and efforts are being made to introduce the wood for that purpose also. the Indian market ..."
3. The Indian Forester (1887)
"In Pegu 15576 teak were girdled, 13870 inside and 1706 outside the reserves, besides 300 pyinma trees. The girdling operations in Tenasserim were carried ..."
4. The Indian Forester (1900)
"... not uniformly so however, for a set of specimens obtained by Husein Ali, one of the Forest Hangers at Port Blair, is marked pyinma (Burmese)—a curious ..."
5. The Indian Forester (1892)
"But changes have taken place since the isolation of the Andamans and in spite of the large number of trees like Padauk, pyinma, ..."