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mpingo

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Pronunciation: /(ə)mˈpɪŋɡəʊ/

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Definition of mpingo in English:

noun (plural mpingos)

An East African leguminous tree with dense black timber which is used for carvings and musical instruments.
  • Dalbergia melanoxylon, family Leguminosae

Origin

from Kiswahili.

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