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gaboon

(ɡəˈbuːn)
n
(Forestry) the dark mahogany-like wood from a western and central African burseraceous tree, Aucoumea klaineana, used in plywood, for furniture, and as a veneer
[C20: altered from Gabon]
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The firm's concessions in Gabon total 102,000 acres (41,278 hectares) with an annual permitted cut of 70,000m3, the primary species of which is Okoume.
The Carpinteria, California-based company uses a Joubert Okoume marine plywood exterior, Baltic birch interior, and a waterproof cotton canvas canopy.
000 kg 21,2/21,15 17,15/18,5 Marfil (kg) 125 /124 143 Acajou (tn) 700/850 600/700 Okoume (tn) 700/800 700/800 Algodon (tn) 12,80 10 Mandioca 100kg 1.
The base of the HPL sandwich panel is Okoume multiplex wood of 12 mm.
The cigar box is made of Okoume wood, painted black with a gold leaf decoration on silver.
He has worked in properties such as InterContinental Le Grand-Paris, Okoume Palace InterContinental, InterContinental Resort Hammamet, InterContinental Dubai, and recently he was the hotel manager for Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea.
The dry down is ambered okoume, patchouli and warm musks.
19) Adouma men used a single trunk of giant okoume trees, known for their light density and flexibility, which was cut down and then dragged close to the Ogooue or one of its tributaries by several dozen men.
According to statistics, the EU imposed four definitive trade defence measures on Chinese products ranging from coated fine paper to Okoume plywood in the first five months of 2011.
The formula was developed with botanical extracts of okoume and bamboo to help minimize breakage and maintain moisture balance, keeping nails healthy and strong.
The company, which is known for its specialization in international wood and wood product trading with West Africa, is currently showcasing its 30 years of experienced trading with a wide product display of exotic timber including iroko, sapelli, ayous, samba, tali, okan, ako, amazokoue, badi, mansonia, embero, boda, bosse, bubinga, dabema, emien, etimoe, eyong, frake, okoume, limbali, agba, izombe and azobe.