amboyna

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amboyna

(æmˈbɔɪnə) or

amboina

n
(Forestry) the mottled curly-grained wood of an Indonesian leguminous tree, Pterocarpus indicus, used in making furniture
[C19: from the island of Amboina]
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Noun1.amboyna - mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicusamboyna - mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicus
rosewood - hard dark reddish wood of a rosewood tree having a strongly marked grain; used in cabinetwork
padauk, padouk, Pterocarpus indicus, amboyna - tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
2.amboyna - tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus - genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods
amboyna, Andaman redwood - mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicus
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms