Definition of zebrawood in English:

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zebrawood

Pronunciation: /ˈzɛbrəwʊd/

noun

Any of a number of tropical trees which produce ornamental striped timber that is used chiefly in cabinetmaking.
  • Species in several families, such as Connarus guianensis (family Connaraceae) of Guyana, and Diospyros marmorata (family Ebenaceae) of the Andaman Islands.
Example sentences
  • Twenty species are available, including American varieties and exotic types like zebrawood, padauk, and wenge.

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