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A tropical hardwood tree which yields valuable timber, native to Malaysia and Indonesia.
- ‘A short list of popular woods to consider might include ash, bamboo, beech, cherry, larch, maple, merbau, oak, pear, sipo mahogany, walnut and wenge.’
Late 18th century: from Malay.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.