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Noun: obeche  ow'bee-chee
  1. The wood of an African obeche tree; used especially for veneering
  2. Large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood
    - obechi, arere, samba, Triplochiton scleroxcylon

Derived forms: obeches

Type of: tree, wood

Part of: genus Triplochiton, Triplochiton

Encyclopedia: Obeche