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Cal´a`man`der wood(kăl´å`măn`dẽr wŎd`)
|1.||A valuable furniture wood from India and Ceylon, of a hazel-brown color, with black stripes, very hard in texture. It is a species of ebony, and is obtained from the Diospyros quæsita. Called also Coromandel wood.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.