Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several trees having mottled wood used in cabinetwork, especially the Asian ebony tree Diospyros marmorata.
  • noun The wood of any of these trees.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.
  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

  • noun hard marbled wood
  • noun large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood
  • noun hard marbled wood
  • noun large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood

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Examples

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

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