Definition of Padouk

1. Noun. Tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain.

Exact synonyms: Amboyna, Padauk, Pterocarpus Indicus
Group relationships: Genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus
Terms within: Amboyna, Andaman Redwood
Generic synonyms: Tree



Definition of Padouk

1. Noun. (alternative form of paduak) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Padouk

1. padauk [n -S] - See also: padauk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Padouk

padishah
padishahs
padkos
padle
padles
padless
padlock
padlocked
padlocking
padlocks
padma
padmaite
padmas
padnag
padnags
padouk (current term)
padouks
padow
padres
padri
padrone
padrones
padroni
padronism
padronisms
pads
padsaw
padsaws
padshah
padshahs

Literary usage of Padouk

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1. The Indian Forester (1900)
"The specimens from the Prome Division are two in number; both are P. macrocarpus, one is termed red padouk, the other white padouk. ..."

2. The Indian Forester (1892)
"padouk Wood in England. It is interesting to see, as I he following extract from Timber indicates, that padouk, that comparatively-recent addition to th& ..."

3. The Indian Forester (1888)
"ANDAMAN padouk TIMBER. THE barque ' Anne Main' left Port Blair on the llth February with a cargo of 530 loads of padouk timber for the London market. ..."

4. The Indian Forester (1891)
"SALE OF ANDAMAN padouk IN LONDON. LAST month the brokers succeeded without difficulty in disposing of the lots offered in catalogue for absolute sale at ..."

5. The Indian Forester (1903)
"Yet practically no artificial means to regenerate the padouk is undertaken. ... The padouk is, like the teak and the sal, much hampered in its regeneration ..."

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