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a W African leguminous tree, Baphia nitida, whose hard wood was formerly used in making a red dye
the wood of this tree
Historical Examples

The Keepers of the King’s Peace Edgar Wallace
Vegetable Dyes Ethel M. Mairet
A Treatise on Domestic Economy Catherine Esther Beecher
Bones Edgar Wallace
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 8, 1923 Various
In Darkest Africa, Vol. 1; or, The quest, rescue and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria Henry Morton Stanley
The Old Furniture Book N. Hudson Moore
West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
French Polishing and Enamelling Richard Bitmead
Official Report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party Martin Robinson Delany


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