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Definition of "tonka" [tonka]

  • Same as tonka-bean. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "tonka" in a sentence
  • "The ambery notes are from the tonka, which is powdery and bittersweet, and the agarwood keeps an underlying feeling of cleanliness and freshness."
  • "The almond essence kind of mimics the coumarin notes of tonka which is really not good for consumption use."
  • "There were more experiments—they tried shaving tonka bean over the gnocchi before resorting to standard truffles—but two days later the gnocchi were going out with butter, Parmesan, and truffles, a barely reinterpreted rendition of the classic pumpkin ravioli."