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afara

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Pronunciation: /əˈfɑːrə/

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Definition of afara in English:

noun

A tall West African hardwood tree with a characteristic shape resembling a pagoda. Also called limba.
  • Terminalia superba, family Combretaceae

Origin

1920s: from Yoruba.

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