The department of manufactures was represented by massive furniture in calamander, ebony, and satinwood, carved with the most elaborate devices, dainty laces made by the nimble fingers of village women, beautiful productions on tortoise shell and gold, heavily embroidered cloths of gold, and a large collection of the various curios for which the East is famous, besides a display of tanned hides and jewelry of exceptional merit. From Wordnik.com. [Final Report of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission] Reference
Here also, equally immovable, the calamander is growing, neglected and unknown. From Wordnik.com. [Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon] Reference
The country abounds in tropical fruits, such as pineapples, plantains, oranges, and mangoes and in such trees as ebony, satin, calamander, and ironwood. From Wordnik.com. [The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux] Reference
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