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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of those trees of the genus Dalbergia that yield valuable cabinet materials of a dark red or purplish color streaked and variegated with black;

Usage examples (23)
  • Too bad rosewood is an endangered veneer and it’s continued use is leading to deforestation.
  • The whole journey was through scrub; but this was chiefly of rosewood, which is not nearly so formidable an impediment as brigalow.
  • What you call rosewood, I think.
  • "We've found a new kind of rosewood we call black rosewood that we're using for the necks and fretboards," said Paul Smith. for more
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