Definition of odum in English:

odum

(also odom, odoom)

noun

  • The iroko, Chlorophora excelsa.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Alfred Moloney (1848–1913), colonial administrator. From Akan odúm (in Twi region also as o-dom) tree whose bark is used in practising an ordeal.

Pronunciation

odum

/əʊˈduːm/