Indian rosewood


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Related to Indian rosewood: East Indian rosewood
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Noun1.Indian rosewood - East Indian tree having a useful dark purple wood
Dalbergia, genus Dalbergia - large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers
rosewood tree, rosewood - any of those hardwood trees of the genus Dalbergia that yield rosewood--valuable cabinet woods of a dark red or purplish color streaked and variegated with black
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Indian rosewood, Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo): Native to the Himalayan region, northern India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bhutan.
East Indian rosewood trees can be large, but tree size varies by location and growing conditions.
Members of the Balbir Singh Sodhi family will participate in the memorial planting of an Indian Rosewood tree.
Reading everything he could find by other luthiers - the name for the creators of stringed instruments - and using the best Sitka spruce and Indian rosewood he could find, he worked on the instrument every night for a year after work and every weekend.
Nearly one year after armed federal agents raided Gibson Guitar's headquarters and warehouses and hauled away 24 pallets of Indian rosewood and ebony, the Justice Department now admits it made a mistake.
The East Indian rosewood back and sides beautifully showcase a unique ribbon inlay of cocobolo and flamed mahogany.
The true rosewoods of commercial value include Honsuras rosewood (Dctlbergia stevensonii): coco bolo (Dalbergia retusa and related species): African blackwood, Madagascar rosewood and Indian rosewood.