As with many words in the English language, there are many pronunciations that form over time. For Baobab, people have different pronunciations dependent on where they are from.
If you are from West Africa, it is pronounced as 'bau-bab
If you are from South Africa, it is pronounced as bay-O-bab or bay-O-bob
You can listen to how it is pronounced here: Merriam-Webster's dictionary pronunciation
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