from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The wood of a tropical American tree.It is used in the making of clarinets, flutes and other wind instruments.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A handsome tropical American wood, much used for making flutes and other wind instruments; -- called also Grenada cocos, or cocus, and red ebony.
A shot of the maestro surrounded by wood stash, holding some select Old Standard (the OS farwood pile is just an hour west) red spruce and grenadillo from Hibdon hardwood in St. Louis: