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zebrawood

[zee-bruh-woo d; British also zeb-ruh-] /ˈzi brəˌwʊd; British also ˈzɛb rə-/
noun
1.
any of several trees, especially Connarus guianensis, of tropical America, yielding a striped, hard wood used for making furniture.
2.
the wood of any of these trees.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; zebra + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for zebra-wood

zebrawood

/ˈzɛbrəˌwʊd; ˈziː-/
noun
1.
a tree, Connarus guianensis, of tropical America, Asia, and Africa, yielding striped hardwood used in cabinetwork: family Connaraceae
2.
any of various other trees or shrubs having striped wood
3.
the wood of any of these trees
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