kwila

Suggested source is New Ireland - more details?

See original Mihalic entry. See List discussion. .

Noun forms

  1. Trees: hardwood prized for furniture-making and interior panelling; two species: Intsia bijuga and Intsia palembanica; one of the few woods not eaten by termites, dark reddish-brown grained wood, can be so heavy it will not float.


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