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|A variegated wood, much esteemed for cabinetwork. It is obtained from tropical America, and one source of it is said to be the leguminous tree Andira inermis. Called also pheasant wood.|
|A name sometimes given to the dark-colored and striated wood of some kind of palm, which is used for walking sticks and umbrella handles.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.