Sinonimi: teakwood | Tectona grandis
ETYM Malayalm tekku.
1. Hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding; SYN. teakwood.
2. Tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood; SYN. Tectona grandis.
Tropical Asian timber tree Tectona grandis, family Verbenaceae, with yellowish wood used in furniture and shipbuilding.
The hard yellowish-brown wood of teak used especially for furniture and shipbuilding