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kingwood

[king-woo d] /ˈkɪŋˌwʊd/
noun
1.
a Brazilian wood streaked with violet tints, used especially in cabinetwork.
2.
the tree of the genus Dalbergia that yields this wood.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; king + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for king-wood

kingwood

/ˈkɪŋˌwʊd/
noun
1.
the hard fine-grained violet-tinted wood of a Brazilian leguminous tree, Dalbergia cearensis, used in cabinetwork
2.
the tree yielding this wood
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