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



    BrE BrE//ɪˈrəʊkəʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈroʊkoʊ//
    (pl. irokos)
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  1. 1 [countable, uncountable] a tall tree found in tropical W Africa that lives for many years. Some people believe that creatures with magic powers live in irokos.
  2. 2 [uncountable] the wood from this tree, which is hard and used especially for outdoor building work