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sapele

(səˈpiːlɪ)
n
1. (Plants) any of several W African meliaceous trees of the genus Entandrophragma, esp E. cylindricum, yielding a hard timber resembling mahogany
2. (Forestry) the timber obtained from such a tree, used to make furniture
[C20: West African name]
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The river then runs for about 70 kilometers until a confluence in Sapele forms the Benin River (or "Larger Ethiope River"), which empties into the Atlantic.
This study on the plants used to repel snakes within five communities which included Abraka, Agbor, Asaba, Sapele, and Ughelli was published in the journal, International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences.
Wood relief is sapele wood, which Coburn describes as a cousin of mahogany.
The store, located on Lafayette Street in SoHo, features ceramics by South African artist Lisa Firer, doors made of Congolese sapele pommele trees, and a Paris Berbere rug, among other fine details.
Baru added: "The completion of repair works on the vandalized 48-inch Forcados Oil Terminal (FOT) and export gas pipeline in June 2017, which had re-activated shut down gas plants, including the Oredo facility, Sapele Gas Plant, Ovade Gas Plant, Oben and NGC Gas Compressors; and the commissioning of NPDC's Utorogu NAG2 and Oredo EPF-2 gas plants".
All rooms are furnished to superlative standards in an uncluttered and elegant style which uses pale cream fabrics and warm Pomele Sapele veneers.
Now working as head of technology at Ysgol Llangynwyd, Maesteg, Mr Roberts used ash and sapele wood to make the chair, with a strip of steel running through it representing the area's heavy industry.
The new building would be a "wedge" design with the lowest end nearest Sapele Drive.
Companies Mentioned in this Report: Afam Power, Sapele Power, Ughelli Power, Geregu Power, Shiroro Hydro, Kainji Hydro
One of the trims for the LX features laser-etched gray sapele wood.
Entrance to the house is through a stone portico canopy and Sapele front door with Georgian ironmongery.
Lately it has been a lot with sapele and beetle-killed pine that will be used in our next project.