Definitions

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  • n. Goncalo alves, a hardwood with contrasting stripes.
  • n. Coula edulis, an African tree.

Etymologies

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tiger +‎ wood

Examples

  • The property features amenities like Brazilian tigerwood flooring, see-through fireplaces, 9-foot ceilings and 8-foot doors.

    PHOTOS: San Rafael Condo With Rooftop Deck Listed For $665k

  • For the chair he chose was carved of tigerwood, comfortably cushioned with soft doeskin tanned to a golden hue.

    Sun In Glory

  • Each year for 20 years, the Zapoco cooperative has license to log 2,500 acres 1,000 hectares filled with rosewood, tigerwood, caviuna and other exotic tree species for export to the U.S. and Europe.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Report Abuse whatever all you talk about the greatness of tigerwood, now is the time for him to prove, that he is really a champion material, now is the time for him to show what he is made of, even if he finishes in top 5 he will be champion.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • The main living areas are laid in tigerwood, which both Conover and his agent, Pacific

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • I reviewed tigerwood service on a different thread and was very impressed

    Digital Point Forums

  • The upstairs bedrooms boast a tigerwood mirror from South Africa, a cut velvet bedspread from Iran, even large framed portraits of some of the residents.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • They tell the story (an amalgam as absorbing as calzium chloereydes and hydrophobe sponges could make it) how one happygogusty Ides-of-April morning (the anniversary, as it fell out, of his first assumption of his mirthday suit and rights in appurtenance to the confusioning of human races) ages and ages after the alleged misdemeanour when the tried friend of all creation, tigerwood roadstaff to his stay, was billowing across the wide expanse of our greatest park in his caoutchouc kepi and great belt and hideinsacks and his blaufunx fustian and ironsides jackboots and Bhagafat gaiters and his rubberised inverness, he met a cad with a pipe.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Exotic equatorial hardwood: Favorites are ipe (Brazilian walnut), cumaru (Brazilian teak), garapa (Brazilian oak), jatoba (Brazilian cherry), massaranduba (Brazilian redwood) and tigerwood.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

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