shingle tree

East Indian timber tree with hard durable wood used especially for tea boxes
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Acrocarpus, ↑genus Acrocarpus

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Etymology: shingle (I)
: an East Indian timber tree (Acrocarpus fraxinifolius) of the family Leguminosae with hard durable wood used especially for tea boxes

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