any of several trees belonging to the genus Pterocarpus, of the legume family, native to tropical Asia and Africa, having reddish striped or mottled wood used for paneling, furniture, etc.
the wood itself.
a variant spelling of padauk
[pah-daw-vah] /ˈpɑ dɔ vɑ/ noun 1. Italian name of . /ˈpaːdova/ noun 1. the Italian name for Padua
[pahd-puh-rah-zhuh, pahd-] /ˈpɑd pəˈrɑ ʒə, ˌpɑd-/ noun 1. a rare, yellowish-orange sapphire found in Sri Lanka.
[pah-drey, -dree; Spanish pah-th re; Italian pah-dre] /ˈpɑ dreɪ, -dri; Spanish ˈpɑ ðrɛ; Italian ˈpɑ drɛ/ noun, plural padres [pah-dreyz, -dreez; Spanish pah-th res] /ˈpɑ dreɪz, -driz; Spanish ˈpɑ ðrɛs/ (Show IPA), padri [Italian pah-dree] /Italian ˈpɑ dri/ (Show IPA) 1. father (used especially in addressing or referring to a priest or member of the […]
[pah-dree] /ˈpɑ dri/ 1. the longest U.S. barrier island, in the Gulf of Mexico, off the S coast of Texas. 115 miles (185 km) long: national seashore.