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(Plants) a West African tree, esp Nauclea diderrichii (family Rubiaceae), or the yellow wood of this tree
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|Noun||1.||opepe - large African forest tree yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber; sometimes placed in genus Sarcocephalus|
genus Nauclea, Nauclea - small genus of evergreen tropical shrubs or trees with smooth leathery leaves
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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