One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A leguminous West African tree, Detarium senegalense (subfamily Caesalpinioideae), which yields hard mahogany-like timber and bears edible fruit, rich in vitamin C.
Mid 19th century. From Wolof ditax with final velar fricative, regionally also pronounced with/a/ in the first syllable.
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