from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A southeast Asian tree (Pterocarpus indicus) having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain.
- n. The wood of this tree, used mainly for decorative cabinetwork.
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- n. The valuable timber of Pterocarpus, a pantropical genus of trees.
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- n. tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
The chair prototype pictured above is made of padauk and aluminum connector plates.
The furniture was made of beautiful shiny padauk wood, which is a deep red, sometimes almost shading into black.
Leading up to her on both sides of the room, enhancing the formality, were two symmetrical rows of square, exquisitely carved padauk chairs.
When my mother entered the sitting room with my father, her mother-in-law was seated at the far end on a formal, carved square padauk chair.
There were three padauk guitars in the series, and one had a padauk bridge which I subtly finished flat with a UV retarder.
The cabinets are padauk and the floor Bisazza terrazzo.
_pyingado_, or ironwood for railway sleepers, and _padauk_.