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kiaat Line breaks: kiaat
Pronunciation: /kɪˈɑːt/

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Definition of kiaat in English:


A tree with fragrant yellow flowers and useful timber that resembles teak, native to tropical and southern Africa.
  • Pterocarpus angolensis, family Leguminosae


Mid 19th century: via Dutch from Malay kayu jati 'teak wood'.

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