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king·wood

 (kĭng′wo͝od′)
n.
1. A South American tree (Dalbergia cearensis) in the pea family, having hard, fine-textured, purplish-brown wood used in cabinetmaking.
2. The wood of this tree.

kingwood

(ˈkɪŋˌwʊd)
n
1. (Plants) the hard fine-grained violet-tinted wood of a Brazilian leguminous tree, Dalbergia cearensis, used in cabinetwork
2. (Plants) the tree yielding this wood

king•wood

(ˈkɪŋˌwʊd)

n.
1. a Brazilian wood streaked with violet, used esp. in cabinetwork.
2. the tree, Dalbergia cearensis, of the pea family, that yields this wood.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kingwood - handsome violet-streaked wood of the kingwood treekingwood - handsome violet-streaked wood of the kingwood tree; used especially in cabinetwork
Dalbergia cearensis, kingwood tree, kingwood - Brazilian tree yielding a handsome cabinet wood
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
2.kingwood - Brazilian tree yielding a handsome cabinet 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
kingwood - handsome violet-streaked wood of the kingwood tree; used especially in cabinetwork
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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