Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a deciduous South African tree (Pterocarpus angolensis) having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; it yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood.

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  • n. deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood

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Examples

  • Tentatively he traced a vertical stroke in the kiaat tabletop.

    Watershed

  • Later, we purchased some kiaat wood, a local red hardwood, and built a bar for the kitchen, a desk, bookshelves, and shelves for our clothing, all constructed with just a hand planer and hand drill.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • An elevator and a staircase made of kiaat, a local wood, connect the three levels.

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