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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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Chipboard (CB), medium-density fiberboard, and gaboon mahogany plywood (GMP), 14, 16, and 18 mm thick, were used in this study.
Boards.--The wood-based board materials used in the experiments included chipboard (CB), MDF, and gaboon mahogany plywood (GMP; Aucoumea klaineana) with thicknesses of 14, 16, and 18 mm according to TS 64-5 (EN 622-5; Turkish Standards Institution [TSE] 1999) and TS 4645 (EN 636; TSE 2005).