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coromandel

[kawr-uh-man-dl, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈmæn dl, ˌkɒr-/
noun
1.
the hard, brownish wood of a tropical Asian tree, Diospyros melanoxylon.
2.
the tree itself.
Also called coromandel ebony.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; after the Coromandel coast; compare calimander
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