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Etymology

Portuguese teca from Tamil தேக்கு (θeːkː) or Malayalam തേക്കു് (θeːkː).

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Noun

teak

  1. an extremely durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding and other purposes, yielded by Tectona grandis (and Tectona spp.).
  2. a tree of the species in the genus Tectona
  3. (colour) a yellowish brown colour, like that of teak wood.
    teak colour:   

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Adjective

teak

  1. (colour) of a yellowish brown colour, like that of teak wood.

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Noun

teak n.

  1. an extremely durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding, outdoors furniture and other purposes, yielded by Tectona grandis (and Tectona spp.).

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