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1. (Plants) a tropical African leguminous tree, Pterocarpus angolensis
2. the wood of this tree, used for furniture, floors, etc
[C19: Afrikaans, from Dutch, probably from Malay kaju wood]
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|Noun||1.||kiaat - deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood|
genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus - genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms