Partridge wood


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A variegated wood, much esteemed for cabinetwork. It is obtained from tropical America, and one source of it is said to be the leguminous tree Andira inermis. Called also pheasant wood.
A name sometimes given to the dark-colored and striated wood of some kind of palm, which is used for walking sticks and umbrella handles.

See also: Partridge, Partridge

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Couple Anne and Darren Carter sell their own game, including pheasant, partridge wood pigeon, duck and their own range of sausages.