calamander wood

Calamander wood

Cal"a*man`der wood\ (k[a^]l"[.a]*m[a^]n`d[~e]r w[oo^]d`). A valuable furniture wood from India and Ceylon, of a hazel-brown color, with black stripes, very hard in texture. It is a species of ebony, and is obtained from the Diospyros qu[ae]sita. Called also Coromandel wood.
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