from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several African or tropical American trees having striped wood.
- n. The wood of any of these trees, used in cabinetmaking.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any wood with a figure (grain pattern) like the striping of a zebra, most often wood of the genus Microberlinia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of cabinet wood having beautiful black, brown, and whitish stripes, the timber of a tropical American tree (Connarus Guianensis).
- n. The wood of a small West Indian myrtaceous tree (Eugenia fragrans).
- n. The wood of an East Indian tree of the genus Guettarda.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The wood of Connarus Guianensis (Omphalobium Lambertii), of the Connaraceæ, a tall tree of Guiana; also, the tree itself. The wood is hard and beautifully marked, and is much sought for use in making furniture.
- n. The wood of a small evergreen, Guettarda speciosa, of the Rubiaceæ, found on tropical shores in both hemispheres.
- n. In the West Indies, a shrub or small tree, Myrtus (Eugenia) fragrans, var. cuneata.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. handsomely striped or mottled wood of the zebrawood tree; used especially for cabinetwork
- n. any of various trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood
zebra + wood (Wiktionary)