a reddish wood obtained from various leguminous trees (genus Pterocarpus) native to Asia and Africa
Origin of padaukBurmese
- Any of several African or Asian trees of the genus Pterocarpus of the pea family, having hard red or red-purple wood.
- The wood of any of these trees, used chiefly for furniture and cabinetwork.
Origin of padaukBurmese.
(usually uncountable, plural padauks)