1. [ noun ] the wood of an African obeche tree; used especially for veneering
Related terms: wood
2. [ noun ] (botany) large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood
Synonyms: arere samba Triplochiton_scleroxcylon obechi
Related terms: tree Triplochiton
Similar spelling:   obechi