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  • n. A kind of wood common in Demerara, durable in salt water because not consumed by sea worms or barnacles.

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  • n. A kind of wood common in Demerara, durable in salt water, because not subject to the depredations of the sea worm and barnacle.

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  • Native name for the wood and bark of Lecythis ollaria, family Myrtace√¶ a tree found in Guyana, the timber of which is very durable in salt water.

    October 31, 2008