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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Chile, the wood of the roble (Nothofagus obliqua), a straight deciduous tree belonging to the Fagaceæ. The wood is heavy and durable, and is used for posts, joists, rafters, etc., but not for flooring.

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