Definition of bubinga in English:

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bubinga

Pronunciation: /bjuːˈbɪŋɡə/

noun

[mass noun]
Reddish-brown timber used chiefly for inlay work and as a veneer.
  • The timber is obtained from several tropical African trees of the genus Guibourtia, family Leguminosae
Example sentences
  • The Peace Kahuna is all bubinga - 9 plies of hand selected bubinga for tune, volume, and sheer strength.
  • The segmented vase is made of 2,017 pieces of bubinga, figured hard maple, and wenge.
  • Some amazing veneer showed up in the shop today; one bundle was some great quilted bubinga that made me think of a top for a hall table.

Origin

A local name.

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