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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An Asian tree (Diospyros kurzii) having mottled gray wood used in cabinetwork.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hard marbled wood.
  • n. A large Asiatic tree (Diospyros kurzii) having hard marbled zebrawood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large tree of the ebony family, Diospyros Kurzii, native in British Burma and the Andaman Islands. Its wood is grayish, interlaid with black, and is used for cabinet-work.
  • n. In Australia, the whitish, mottled heart-wood of the Queensland olive, Olea paniculata. It is hard, tough, closegrained, and durable, and when newly cut has a rose-like fragrance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. hard marbled wood
  • n. large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood
  • n. hard marbled wood
  • n. large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood

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  • More rare species, including snakewood, wamara, marblewood, and itikiboroballi that boast incredible physical properties can sit idle in lumber yards.

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