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ze·bra·wood

 (zē′brə-wo͝od′)
n.
1. Any of several African trees (especially Microberlinia brazzavillensis) or tropical American trees having striped wood.
2. The wood of any of these trees, used in cabinetmaking.

zebrawood

(ˈzɛbrəˌwʊd; ˈziː-)
n
1. (Plants) a tree, Connarus guianensis, of tropical America, Asia, and Africa, yielding striped hardwood used in cabinetwork: family Connaraceae
2. (Plants) any of various other trees or shrubs having striped wood
3. (Forestry) the wood of any of these trees

ze•bra•wood

(ˈzi brəˌwʊd; Brit. also ˈzɛb rə-)

n.
1. a tropical American shrub, Connarus guianensis, yielding a hard, striped wood.
2. the wood itself, used in making furniture.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zebrawood - handsomely striped or mottled wood of the zebrawood tree; used especially for cabinetwork
zebrawood tree, zebrawood - any of various trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
2.zebrawood - any of various trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood
zebrawood - handsomely striped or mottled wood of the zebrawood tree; used especially for cabinetwork
Connarus guianensis - tropical American and east African tree with strikingly marked hardwood used in cabinetwork
arariba, Centrolobium robustum - Brazilian tree with handsomely marked wood
Eugenia dicrana, nakedwood - tree of extreme southern Florida and West Indies having thin scaly bark and aromatic fruits and seeds and yielding hard heavy close-grained zebrawood
Astronium fraxinifolium, goncalo alves - tall tropical American timber tree especially abundant in eastern Brazil; yields hard strong durable zebrawood with straight grain and dark strips on a pinkish to yellowish ground; widely used for veneer and furniture and heavy construction
marblewood, marble-wood - hard marbled wood
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
Translations
Zebraholz
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