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 for Teak
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Teak \Teak\ (t[=e]k), n. [Malayalam tekku.] (Bot.)
     A tree of East Indies ({Tectona grandis) which furnishes an
     extremely strong and durable timber highly valued for
     shipbuilding and other purposes; also, the timber of the
     tree. [Written also teek.]
     [1913 Webster]
     African+teak,+a+tree+({Oldfieldia+Africana">African teak, a tree ({Oldfieldia Africana) of Sierra
        Leone; also, its very heavy and durable wood; -- called
        also African oak.
     New+Zeland+teak,+a+large+tree+({Vitex+littoralis">New Zeland teak, a large tree ({Vitex littoralis) of New
        Zeland; also, its hard, durable timber.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees;
           resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and
           in shipbuilding [syn: teak, teakwood]
      2: tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa
         and tropical America for its hard durable wood [syn: teak,
         Tectona grandis]

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