Definition of idigbo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈdɪɡbəʊ/

noun (plural idigbos)

A West African tree which has a distinctive pagoda-like shape and yields weather-resistant timber.
  • Terminalia ivorensis, family Combretaceae.
Example sentences
  • Idigbo was first brought to Costa Rica from Africa in the 1980's.
  • Idigbo grows rapidly and reaches a height of 120 to 150 feet in the natural forest, with a straight and clear bole up to 70 feet.


A local name.

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