Definition of pyinkado in English:

pyinkado

noun

  • A southern Asian tree of the pea family, yielding hard durable timber which is used in heavy construction work.

    • ‘At the edge of the stream there was a huge dead pyinkado tree festooned with spidery orchids.’
    • ‘A tall, straight pyinkado tree was chosen from the jungle by a shaman as the festival totem.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Burmese.

Pronunciation:

pyinkado

/ˈpjɪŋkədəʊ/