Definition of opepe in English:

opepe

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Pronunciation: /əʊˈpiːpi
 
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noun

  • A tropical West African tree which yields timber that is used in harbour work because of its resistance to marine borers.
    • Nauclea diderichii, family Rubiaceae

Origin

late 19th century: from Yoruba.

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