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tigerwood

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪɡəwʊd/

Definition of tigerwood in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Striped or streaked wood used for cabinetmaking.
Example sentences
  • Varieties such as maple and tigerwood are hard and perfect for countertops, while species such as pine and cypress are softer and may not hold up as well.

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