Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: teakwood
IPA transcription: [t'ikw,ʊd]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: teak, teakwood
    Meaning: hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding
Usage examples
  • Boys climbed upon one another's shoulders, teakwood stools were brought for the richer people to stand on, and along the street that led away to the right around the palace walls, Chris and Amos could see embroidered silks hung from all the windows, and Chinese people in their best holiday clothes laughing excitedly.