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- n. The red wood of a leguminous African tree, Baphia nitida, used as a dyewood and for ramrods, violin bows and turner's work.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A red wood of a leguminous tree (Baphia nitida), from Angola and the Gabon in Africa. It is used as a dyewood, and also for ramrods, violin bows and turner's work.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A red dyewood obtained from Sierra Leone and Angola, Africa.
bar + wood? (Wiktionary)