Amboyna wood - definition of Amboyna wood by The Free Dictionary
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|1.||A beautiful mottled and curled wood, used in cabinetwork. It is obtained from the Pterocarpus Indicus of Amboyna, Borneo, etc.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Morimoto 600 MC series features handles made from Amboyna Wood
from southeastern Asia.
Napa leather, nubuck leather, suede and everything from cherry to burl walnut to amboyna wood
can be specified during the ordering process.
Constantine adds that "Amboyna wood
was used to a large extent in the manufacture of furniture during the Empire period, from 1804 to 1814."