mostahiba
Mustaiba Mus`ta*i"ba, n. A close-grained, heavy wood of a brownish color, brought from Brazil, and used in turning, for making the handles of tools, and the like. [Written also {mostahiba}.] --MaElrath. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mostahiba — Mos ta*hi ba, n. See {Mustaiba}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mustaiba — Mus ta*i ba, n. A close grained, heavy wood of a brownish color, brought from Brazil, and used in turning, for making the handles of tools, and the like. [Written also {mostahiba}.] MaElrath. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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