Definition of coromandel in English:
1 (also coromandel wood or coromandel ebony) [mass noun] A fine-grained, greyish-brown ebony streaked with black, used in furniture. Also called calamander.
- The frame is exceptionally fine; it looks like coromandel wood and the textured gray mat is obviously hand-detailed.
- Some quality caddies and tea chests were made in coromandel wood and were decorated with inlays of engraved brass, brass thin lines, and shell.
- Executed in coromandel wood, each hinged flap mounted with a blue Wedgwood style oval plaque framed with a shaped beveled brass plate and brass rope twist moldings.
adjectiveBack to top
From Coromandel Coast, from which oriental lacquerware was originally transported.
Definition of coromandel in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.