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- n. A hardwood obtained from several African trees of the genus Chlorophora.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A valuable timber-tree of West Africa, Chlorophora excelsa, of the mulberry family. Its wood has a finely mottled grain and is much used for building purposes on account of its resisting the attacks of termites.
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