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Of a yellowish brown colour, like that of teak wood.
Portuguese teca, from Malayalam തേക്കു് (tēkkŭ) or Tamil தேக்கு (tēkku) (tēkku).
Portuguese teca from Malayalam tēkka
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
A good deal of teak and cutch is worked out.
The forests yield teak and other valuable timber.
There are also timber trees such as mahogany, ebony, teak, lignum vitae, African cedars and planes, while oil, borassus and bamboo palms are abundant.
Great part of the river frontage is occupied with rice-mills, teak wharves and similar buildings.
Most of the so-called Burma teak exported from Moulmein is floated down from Siamese territory.
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