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Burma padauk


a tree of India and Burma yielding a wood resembling mahogany


plant noun (plants and fungi)


Burma padauks

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Princeton WordNet


Pterocarpus macrocarpus [species] | Burmese rosewood | P. macrocarpus [abbreviation, species]

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Pterocarpus macrocarpus [species] | Burma Padauk | Lingoum macrocarpum [(Kurz) O.Ktze., species] | Lingoum cambodianum [Pierre, species] | Lingoum glaucinum [Pierre, species] | Lingoum gracile [Pierre, species] | Lingoum oblongum [Pierre, species] | Lingoum parvifolium [Pierre, species] | Lingoum pedatum [Pierre, species] | ...

a species of Pterocarpus native to southeastern Asia in northeastern India, Burma, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. It's a medium-sized tree growing to 10-30 m tall, with a trunk up to 1.7 m diameter; it's dry season-deciduous. The bark is flaky,... (40 of 249 words, 4 images)

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Burmese rosewood | Asian rosewood [synonym] | Laos rosewood [synonym]

A southeast Asian tree of the rosewood family and its wood, valuable for its red lumber used in ornamental work including woodturning and furniture. The sapwood is yellowish-white with dark brown heartwood. The heartwood is very hard and heavy. (39 of 44 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Burmese rosewood

Britannica Encyclopedia:

tree [plant]

woody plant that regularly renews its growth. Most plants classified as trees have a single self-supporting trunk containing woody tissues, and in ... (22 of 663 words, 34 images)


New World Dictionary:

tree | treed [past tense] | treeing [present participle] | treeless [adjective, related] | treelike [adjective, related]

a woody perennial plant with one main stem or trunk which develops many branches, usually at some height above the ground | a treelike bush or shrub | ... (26 of 130 words, 8 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation, 1 image)


Collins Dictionary:

tree | Tree | family tree [sense-specific] | at the top of the tree [sense-specific] | up a tree [sense-specific] | Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree [sense-specific] | family tree, shoetree, saddletree [synonym, sense-specific] | gallows [archaic, sense-specific] | dendrite [synonym, sense-specific]

any large woody perennial plant with a distinct trunk giving rise to ... | any plant that resembles this but has a trunk not made of wood, such as a ... (29 of 626 words, 14 definitions, 13 usage examples, pronunciations)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

tree | deciduous plant

perennial woody plant with a single main stem (the trunk, or bole) from which branches and twigs extend to form a characteristic crown of foliage. In ... (26 of 298 words)


Random House Dictionary:

tree | treed [past tense] | treeing [present participle] | Tree | Herbert Beerbohm Tree [sense-specific] | Helen Holt [sense-specific] | Tree, Herbert [sense-specific] | Sir Herbert Tree [sense-specific] | Helen Maud Holt [sense-specific] | ...

a plant having a permanently woody main stem or trunk, ordinarily growing ... | any of various shrubs, bushes, and plants, as the banana, resembling a ... (25 of 235 words, 19 definitions, pronunciations)


Oxford Dictionary:

tree | treed [past tense] | treeing [present participle] | trees [3rd-person singular present] | tree diagram | out of one's tree | up a tree | treeless [derived] | treelessness [derived] | ...

a woody perennial plant, typically having a single stem or trunk growing to ... | (in general use) any bush, shrub, or herbaceous plant with a tall ... (26 of 210 words, 12 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

tree | treed [past tense] | treeing [present participle] | trees [3rd-person singular present] | Tree | treeless [adjective, related]

A perennial woody plant having a main trunk and usually a distinct crown. | A plant or shrub resembling a tree in form or size. | Something, such as a ... (28 of 186 words, 14 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)



tree [entry 1, noun] | saddletree [synonym, sense-specific] | treeless [adjective, related] | treelike [adjective, related]

a woody perennial plant having a single usually elongate main stem ... | a piece of wood (as a post or pole) usually adapted to a particular use or ... (28 of 186 words, 4 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciations)


tree [entry 2, verb] | treed [past tense] | treeing [present participle] | corner [synonym, sense-specific]

to drive to or up a tree ; to put into a position of extreme disadvantage; "corner" ; especially, to bring to bay | to furnish or fit (as a shoe) with ... (31 of 57 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/tree show=1

Macmillan British Dictionary:

tree [countable] | trees [plural] | out of your tree

a very tall plant that has deep roots, a thick stem made of wood, and many branches | an object with separate parts for hanging things on | "out of ... (28 of 79 words, 3 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:


a tall plant which has a wooden trunk and branches that grow from its upper part | another type of tall plant, without a wooden trunk (25 of 40 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)


Encarta Dictionary:

tree | trees [plural] | treed [past tense] | treeing [present participle] | tree diagram [information science, sense-specific, noun] | treenware [household, noun]

a woody perennial plant that grows to a height of several feet and typically has a single erect main stem with side branches | a large bush or ... (27 of 325 words, 12 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861721653​/definition​.html  [offline]

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