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- n. A kind of wood common in Demerara, durable in salt water because not consumed by sea worms or barnacles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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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