Definition of teak noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

teak

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//tiːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tiːk//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the strong hard wood of a tall Asian tree, used especially for making furniture Word Origin late 17th cent.: from Portuguese teca, from Tamil and Malayalam tēkku.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: teak