kiaat, noun

Forms:
chiaten, coyattaShow more Also chiaten, coyatta, kajat, kejaat, kiatt, kijaat.
Origin:
Dutch, Sundanese, Javanese, MalayShow more Dutch kiaat, kiaten (earlier kajaten) from Sundanese ki jati, Javanese and Malay kayu jati, kayu wood + jati teak. Cf. kajatenhout.
The hardwood tree Pterocarpus angolensis of the Fabaceae; the wood of this tree; bloodwood; dolf; kajatenhout; Transvaal teak, see Transvaal. Also attributive.
1843 J.C. Chase Cape of G.H. 160Coyatta. A species of the teak.
1989 Daily Dispatch 11 Mar. 16Kiaat Morris chair, Teak Double Bed.
The hardwood tree Pterocarpus angolensis of the Fabaceae; the wood of this tree; bloodwood; dolf; kajatenhout; Transvaal teak, see Transvaal. Also attributive.

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