Brazilian rosewood

Brazilian rosewood

noun
1.
a Brazilian tree, Dalbergia nigra, of the legume family.
2.
the hard, red, black-streaked wood of this tree, used for making furniture.
Also called palisander.
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brazilian rosewood

noun
an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black 
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