Definición de mpingo en inglés:

mpingo

Saltos de línea: mpingo
Pronunciación: /(ə)mˈpɪŋgəʊ
 
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sustantivo (plural mpingos)

  • An East African leguminous tree with dense black timber which is used for carvings and musical instruments.
    • Dalbergia melanoxylon, family Leguminosae
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • His photos of the sculptor cutting down an mpingo tree and sculpting a piece of root wood, and his image of a group of sculptors at work beneath an enormous mango tree, are remarkable.
    • Far from corrupting Makonde sculpting, the shift to mpingo - with its dense grain - allowed artists to advance their technical skills and to obtain finely detailed results.
    • Until recently, southern Tanzania was relatively isolated and its population of mpingo mostly unscathed.

Origen

from Kiswahili.

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