marblewood


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mar·ble·wood

 (mär′bəl-wo͝od′)
n.
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.

marblewood

(ˈmɑːbəlˌwʊd)
n
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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marblewood - hard marbled woodmarblewood - hard marbled wood      
zebrawood tree, zebrawood - any of various trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood
Andaman marble, Diospyros kurzii, marblewood, marble-wood - large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood
2.marblewood - large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood
Diospyros, genus Diospyros - a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
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
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In order to select optimal models of welding, testing modes and type of woods, 13 samples are made and tested from Larch (Larix), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga) and exotics "Marblewood" (Marmaroxylon racemosum), using the dowel of beech (Fagus sylvatica).
Other furniture dealers at the fair include S & S Timms Antiques, showing an extremely rare early 19th century Anglo-Indian marblewood and ebony cupboard on chest, circa 1820, with a price tag of PS12,500, as well as Nicholas Arkell of Walton House Antiques and Melody Antiques of Chester.
It will be indeed surprising that the same Shashi who wrote the above books had also written books for children which include Sally and the Warlocks and other stories, The Marblewood Forest, The Hidden Continent and Suzy's Gift.