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marblewood

[mahr-buh l-woo d] /ˈmɑr bəlˌwʊd/
noun
1.
any of several trees having wood somewhat resembling marble in graining or texture, as Diospyros marmorata, of southern Asia, or Olea paniculata, of Australia.
2.
the wood of any of these trees.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; marble + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for marblewood

marblewood

/ˈmɑːbəlˌwʊd/
noun
1.
a Malaysian tree, Diospyros marmorata: family Ebenaceae
2.
the distinctively marked wood of this tree, having black bands on a lighter background
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