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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black;
[syn: Brazilian rosewood, caviuna wood, jacaranda, Dalbergia nigra]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rosewood \Rose"wood\, n. A valuable cabinet wood of a dark red color, streaked and variegated with black, obtained from several tropical leguminous trees of the genera Dalbergia and Machaerium. The finest kind is from Brazil, and is said to be from the Dalbergia nigra. [1913 Webster] African rosewood, the wood of the leguminous tree Pterocarpus erinaceus. Jamaica rosewood, the wood of two West Indian trees (Amyris balsamifera, and Linocieria ligustrina). New South Wales rosewood, the wood of Trichilia glandulosa, a tree related to the margosa. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Dalbergia nigra n 1: an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black [syn: Brazilian rosewood, caviuna wood, jacaranda, Dalbergia nigra]