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1. Any of several trees having mottled wood used in cabinetwork, especially the Asian ebony tree Diospyros marmorata.
2. The wood of any of these trees.
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1. (Plants) a Malaysian tree, Diospyros marmorata: family Ebenaceae
2. (Forestry) the distinctively marked wood of this tree, having black bands on a lighter background
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|Noun||1.||marblewood - hard marbled wood|
|2.||marblewood - large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood|
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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