cocuswood

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cocuswood

(ˈkəʊkəsˌwʊd)
n
1. (Forestry) wood from the tropical American leguminous tree Brya ebenus, used for inlaying, turnery, musical instruments, etc
2. (Plants) the source of this wood, an important timber tree in parts of the Caribbean
Also called: Jamaican ebony or West Indian ebony
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Noun1.cocuswood - wood of the granadilla tree used for making musical instruments especially clarinets
Brya ebenus, granadilla tree, granadillo - West Indian tree yielding a fine grade of green ebony
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees