how to pronounce baobab


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the above transcription of baobab is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

baobab is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of baobab in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… with baobab trees on him that was just …”

meanings of baobab


  1. A tree, Adansonia digitata (and similar species), native to tropical Africa, having a broad swollen trunk and edible gourd-like hanging fruits.

baobab frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word baobab occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics baobab can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that baobab can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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